Our campaign is grounded in valuing life and in the power of love — and preserving and nourishing dignity and respect in all of our relationships, whether they be caregiving relationships, or the relationships we have with others in our community. Interdependence is in our DNA.
From funny to heart-wrenching, six caregivers, clients and family members from across the Los Angeles area recently told their stories in a powerful showcase called “Ask Me If I Care” at the Directors Guild Theater in Hollywood.
I am so privileged because my daughter is on Medicaid, and because of the severity of her disability she gets benefits for in-home care. I know not everyone is fortunate enough to have that kind of access.
The plan, introduced by Senator Roz Baker, would be the first in the nation to provide universal long-term care benefits to seniors and people with disabilities. If passed, the plan would serve as a model for the rest of the United States for how to approach the mounting care crisis.