| October 31, 2011
While we can continue to lobby against these cuts, the reality is we must begin to think about how we, as members of a community, can pitch in and assist those who are being impacted by these ill advised decisions. Are you able to check in on a frail or disabled neighbor who might now be spending much of their time alone?
Con el cierre de los Centros de los Servicios del Cuidado de la Salud Diaria en California (ADHC) a partir del 1 de diciembre, no sólo más de 35 mil personas de la tercera edad serán afectadas en cuestión de salud, sino más de 6,000 californianos pasarán a incrementar las filas del desempleo.
Sandy Tang opened the Good Health Adult Day Healthcare Center (ADHC) in 2002 so her then 85-year-old mother would have a place to go for all the medical help she needed. Tang, 53, even thought the center might provide for her in her golden years, but that dream is about to end.
The CHCF Center for Health Reporting has partnered with New America Media and nine ethnic news outlets to produce a multi-story, multi-media news package chronicling the effects on ethnic communities of the pending elimination of the state-funded Adult Day Health Care program (ADHC).
Nina Nolcox opened the doors to Graceful Senescence Adult Day Health Care Center in 2006 in South Los Angeles. The CEO used to work as a registered nurse in skilled nursing facilities and hospitals. "I believe completely in this model," she said of the Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) program.
Following the publication of "Don't Get Sick: Crisis in Coverage," Dr. Eric Ramos, chief medical officer of Doctors Medical Center, and Modesto Bee health reporter Ken Carlson, answered questions from readers concerning health coverage in Stanislaus County.