Monday, March 7, 2011

Future of ADHC in California

To follow up on last week's post, a legislative committee last week voted to eliminate Adult Day Health Care funding from the proposed budget. However, the same committee also recommended establishing a new program, but with less funding. That likely means Californians will still receive some assistance with ADHC, but organizations will still be hit hard by a reduction in state funding.

Our local public radio station this morning broadcast a report that included an interview with the executive director of CAADS about what last week's vote likely means for citizens and organizations such as the George G. Glenner Alzheimer's Family Centers. She notes that 37,000 seniors statewide will be impacted, 3,000 of them right here in San Diego County.

You can read the transcript here.

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