September 15, 2008
State and National Leaders to Address Long-Term Care Financing Solutions
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 it 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 Stanford, Calif. 94305 When: September 25, 2008 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Breakfast Included Speakers Include:
-- 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, PhD, 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
American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
CONTACT: Lauren Shaham of the American Association of Homes and Servicesfor the Aging, +1-202-508-1219, [email protected]