Federal Health Initiatives Threaten
State health cuts threaten federal health initiatives

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One of the most important principles of federal health reform is that more health services must be delivered outside of hospitals and nursing homes. The federal government is providing billions of dollars to encourage state and local governments to achieve that aim. Simultaneously, though, cash-strapped state and local governments are slashing programs like Adult Day Health Care that are critical pieces of this initiative. The result? In some cases, people are being forced back into institutional care.

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For seniors, a link to the outside world

Walking through the Grace Adult Day Health Care Center in Sunnyvale conjures a linguistic feast for the ears of English and Spanish, some Chinese and occasionally Arabic.

State cuts undermine health reform initiatives

At any given moment, seniors atĀ Grace Adult Day Health Care CenterĀ in Sunnyvale may be exercising on stationary bikes, gabbing over lunch, playing word games or be

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Bittersweet goodbye at Sonora adult day health center

The Sierra LifeNet Adult Day Health Center hosted a bittersweet graduation ceremony Friday.

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