Aging is something we have in common, no matter what age we are right now. Being part of a community, feeling safe, maintaining health and mobility – these are expectations that most of us have as we age. The Senior Services Coalition is working together to shape public policy for today, and for a future in which every fifth person you meet will be over 65.
The Senior Services Coalition web site is not for members only! It’s for all senior serving organizations, for policy makers, and for Alameda County stakeholders who care about seniors. It will help you learn about the issues and get involved in advocacy and policy change. The first step to getting involved is to subscribe to our Action Alerts and updates (fill out the subscribe box on the right). If you have questions or suggestions about content, features or other aspects of this site, please feel free to contact us.
September 26, 2016 – Today the Alameda County Board of Supervisors’ Joint Health/Social Services Committee considered proposed next steps for advancing the bold mandate, goals and objectives of the County Plan for Older Adults. Click here to read more.
September 23, 2016 – In April, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors’ Joint Health/Social Services Committee considered a draft of the Alameda County Plan for Older Adults and asked for the details on the “who, what and how” of implementation. Click here to read more.
September 1, 2016 – ACTION ALERT: URGENT – Tell Governor Brown to Make Aging Services Coordination a Priority and Support SB 547, by Friday 9/2/16. Click here to take action.
August 23, 2016 – AB 1584 (Brown) would restore the state Cost Of Living Adjustment (COLA) and invest in the lives of over 1 million Californians by providing annual grant adjustments that reflect the true cost of living in California. To take action, click here.
August 9, 2016 – SSC Action Alert: Make One Call to Make Aging Services a Priority. Click here to take action.
August 8, 2016 – When people with complex health needs try to navigate multiple, siloed systems that don’t communicate with each other, the potential for negative outcomes is high. California’s Whole Person Care Pilot is an attempt to address this reality for Medi-Cal’s highest risk populations. Click here to read more.
August 8, 2016 – SSC E-Update: Recent Developments
July 31, 2016 – EveryOne Home has launched Home Stretch, Alameda County’s collaborative strategy to prioritize permanent supportive housing opportunities to homeless and disabled people with the highest needs in order to maximize the impact that this housing can have in ending homelessness. Click here to read more.
July 25, 2016 – Justice In Aging has alerted us to an opportunity to improve access to DME for consumers with both Medicare and Medicaid. Click here to read more.
- Save the Date: Making The Difference on December 2, 2016 9:00 AM