September 19, 2019

West Health Institute’s President and CEO Shelley Lyford commends Speaker Nancy Pelosi for prioritizing Medicare negotiation

Read the full statement here.

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September 19, 2019

Disease-associated malnutrition in older adults is estimated to cost $51.3 billion annually

Up to 1 out of 2 older adults is at risk of being or is malnourished. West Health is dedicated to addressing senior malnutrition and supporting Malnutrition Awareness Week.


September 17, 2019

Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee Inaugural Meeting

Learn more about the Committee’s first public meeting to develop components of the Master Plan of for Aging to promote an age-friendly California.

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November 7, 2019

REGISTER NOW for a Free Workshop: Bringing Telehealth to Post-Acute and Long-Term Communities (PATLCs)

Please register for a free training and implementation workshop for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Professionals



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NEW POLL: California Voters Want the State to Meet Many Challenges Facing Older Adults, Families

West Health and The SCAN Foundation launched the nonpartisan, public awareness and education campaign, We Stand With Seniors…will you? In June 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order to develop a California Master Plan for Aging. A new survey reveals a majority of California voters support the Plan’s development and want the state to be held accountable for its investment and implementation.

Read the press release and access the infographic.


Through video, livestreams, webinars and other multimedia, we are working to shine the light on the challenges facing seniors in this country and the actions we need to take to lower the cost of healthcare for all Americans.

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