PRESS RELEASE
March 31, 2020

New Campaign Aimed at Helping Older Californians through Coronavirus Outbreak —“Stay Home. Save Lives. Check In”

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the “Stay Home. Save Lives. Check In.” campaign urging Californians to help combat social isolation and food insecurity among Californians who are over the age of 65 – a community that is uniquely vulnerable to COVID-19.

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Reauthorization of Older Americans Act is a Victory for Seniors and Successful Aging in America

West Health applauds this week’s passage of legislation reauthorizing the Older Americans Act (OAA), which provides critical funding for programs and services that combat malnutrition, elder abuse and social isolation, support family caregivers and senior centers, and help older adults with transportation, legal issues and in-home and community-based care.

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March 18, 2020

COVID-19 in Older Adults: Key Points for Emergency Department Providers

Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative peer-reviewed journal highlights the central role of the Emergency Department (ED) in the diagnosis, acute management and care coordination of complex older adults during this rapidly changing coronavirus pandemic.

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press release
February 6, 2020

How runaway healthcare costs are a threat to older adults and what to do about it

New West Health-sponsored Report Outlines Common Sense Approaches to Solving America’s Healthcare Cost Crisis

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