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FITNESS FOR ELDERS IS KEY, STUDY FINDS – Monday, Jan. 26
With a new Census Bureau report finding that 39 percent of people over age 65 battle at least one disability – and often face serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs – researchers are trying to pinpoint which elders most likely to become disabled and craft simple exercise programs to stem the downward slide. The Boston Globe

NEW DIRECTOR FOR STATE HEALTH CARE – Monday, Jan. 26
Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Jennifer Kent, the head of a non-profit managed-care association, to be the new director of the California Department of Health Care Services. The Sacramento Bee

CALIFORNIA LEADS IN SOME QUALITY INDICATORS- Friday, Jan. 23
The federal government's quarterly review shows California's progress against the rest of the states. Report

CAN PROVIDERS SUE FOR HIGHER MEDICAID RATES? -
Thursday, Jan. 22
The U.S. Supreme Court appears divided over the case, but will issue a ruling by mid-year. McKnight's Long-Term Care News

FLU TAKING TOLL ON ELDERLY ACROSS THE U.S. -
Wednesday, Jan. 21
An ineffective flu vaccine is being blamed for deaths as 46 states now report widespread flu cases. USA Today

TV SPOT SHOWS POSITIVE ASPECTS OF LONG-TERM CARE –
Tuesday, Jan. 20
Are skilled-nursing centers making a difference? Positively! Check out this television ad from the American Health Care Association, running inside the Beltway. YouTube

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