SOSN Urges Support for AB 1809: Stop the Drugging of Nursing Home Residents Without Informed Consent

From California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR); Help end the drugging of California nursing home residents. The goal of the campaign is to stop nursing homes and doctors from misusing dangerous antipsychotic drugs and other types of psychoactive drugs to chemically restrain residents and to replace drugging with individualized care. Through education, advocacy and … Read more

AB 1400 Advances to Assembly Committee on Health!

AB 1400 will deliver superior healthcare coverage to Californians, providing cradle-to-grave coverage for ALL persons in CA, INCLUDING vision, dental, and hearing and LONG-TERM care! For Save Our Seniors Network, it is significant that AB 1400 will finance multilingual and culturally-appropriate healthcare and infrastructure investment in under-served communities.¬† With the loss of Sakura ICF, for … Read more

Watch: Replay of CA Assembly Health Committee Hearing on Oversight of Nursing Homes on Oct. 5

https://www.assembly.ca.gov/media/assembly-health-committee-20211005/video Two SOSN members, former Assemblyperson Mariko Yamada and Ruscal Cayangyang took the trip to Sacramento to make public statements to challenge the CA Department of Public Health failure to serve the public interest and call for transparency, accountability and legislative reform (AB 279 and support for AB 1502 in particular). Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi provided … Read more

CA Assembly Health Committee to hold hearing on State Oversight of Nursing Homes on Oct. 5, 1:30PM

We encourage SOSN supporters to call-in to make a short public statement to challenge the CA Department of Public Health failure to serve the public interest! Recall how the CDPH chose to support Pacifica Companies’ plan to close Sakura ICF and jeopardize the health of Japanese American and Japanese seniors during the pandemic. ( Listen … Read more

CA Assembly Health Committee to Hearing on State Oversight of Nursing Homes on October 5

Via CA Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR): On October 5 at 1:30 PM, the California Assembly Health Committee is holding an informational hearing on state oversight of nursing homes. ¬†After the completion of testimony from government officials, industry representatives, and resident advocates and questions from the Committee members, the public will have an opportunity … Read more