Community Response to Pacifica Companies’ January 26 Press Release

Following the SOS Press Event on January 26 and subsequent media coverage nationally, Pacifica companies and their partners released a statement. The following is a community response to that statement. (The statement in Japanese follows the text in English) Save Our Seniors and Community Response to Pacifica Companies’ 1/26/21 Press Release Regarding the Expiration of … Read more

The Guardian US Edition: Transfer trauma: America’s seniors suffer as care system pushes them between sites

Unequal payment plans drive some corporate nursing home facilities to shed – or in some cases ‘hospital dump’ – residents, distressing delicate elders Transfer trauma, a nonclinical term for what elders experience when they are moved from one facility to another, is something elder care advocates see families confront every day. “It’s extremely common,” … Read more

What is Keiro Doing with the $70-90 Million in Community Donations That Were Intended to Support the Former Keiro Nursing and Retirement Homes?

Many in the Japanese American community, and supporters, opposed the original sale of the Keiro Nursing and Retirement Homes. Most donors are still upset that the millions in donations have not been returned or used for the purposes intended. Instead, for the most part, Keiro has turned their back on the remaining residents and their … Read more

SOS Submits Over 2500 Petition Signatures to the CA Attorney General

The petition was endorsed by 27 organizations who joined the call to extend the original “Conditions of Sale” mandating, among other things, the continuation of bilingual and bi-cultural care of the former Keiro Nursing and Retirement Homes sold to Pacifica Companies in 2016. Unfortunately, the calls to have the conditions extended by the Attorney General … Read more

Pacifica Companies’ Kei-Ai Los Angeles Skilled-Nursing Facility Leads LA County in COVID-19 Cases and Deaths

Save Our Seniors (SOS) calls for an immediate cease of transfers/moves/evictions of residents from all former Keiro Nursing and Retirement Homes facilities during the pandemic. Pacifica Companies needs to demonstrate more transparency as to why the COVID-19 numbers at the Kei-Ai facilities are so high in Lincoln Heights and Gardena. Between the two Kei-Ai Facilities, … Read more

Hello friends and supporters!

Welcome to the Save Our Seniors website. We hope that you find this site useful to help us build this campaign to support the senior residents of the Kei-Ai, Sakura and Sakura Gardens facilities (formerly Keiro Nursing and Retirement Homes) and to continue the community spirit that provided a place where our elders could live … Read more