Master Plan for Aging in California
Patricia McGinnis, JD, a long-time lecturer in the Gerontology Program andExecutive Director of the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR), presented on “Federal Landscape & California Action Needed”to the Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Subcommittee of the Master Plan for Aging (MPA) on January 13, 2020. Read CANHR's recommendations regarding nursing homes, assisted living, home and community based services, and elder abuse and neglect to the Master Plan for Aging HERE.
Recognizing that California’s over-65 population is projected to grow to 8.6 million by 2030, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order calling for the creation of a Master Plan for Agingto be developed by October 1, 2020. The Master Plan will serve as a blueprint that can be used by state government, local communities, private organizations and philanthropy to build environments that promote an age friendly California.