WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 Today, 10 million Americans need long-term care. As our country ages that number is only expected to grow. These changes will leave our nation's long-term care financing system -- based largely on Medicaid -- in jeopardy. We must act now to ensure that is affordable to care for seniors and disabled adults today and tomorrow.
On Sept. 25, join top experts on this topic for a candid discussion about long-term care financing reform and what California can do to be a national leader in creating a solution.
Where: Stanford University
Oak Lounge - Tresidder Student Union
2nd floor East/West Wing
459 Lagunita Drive
When: September 25, 2008
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Larry Minnix, President and CEO, American Association of Homes & Services for the Aging
Lynn Daucher, Director of the Department of Aging, State of California
Jacquelyn Paige, Executive Council Member, AARP California
Ann Burns Johnson, President and CEO, Aging Services of California
Molly O'Malley, M.P.P. Senior Policy Analyst, Kaiser Family Foundation
Dr. Ed O'Neil, Ph.D., MPA, FAAN, Director, Center for the Health Professions, UCSF
Kathleen Kelly, Executive Director, Family Caregiver Alliance
David Ferguson, CEO, American Baptist Homes of the West
Gerry Yearout, CEO, Lytton Gardens Senior Communities
Contact: Lauren Shaham, (202) 508-1219, firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging