Opinion

Safe Parking Needs to be Implemented Statewide

Safe Parking Needs to be Implemented Statewide

By Kelly Chiaroni

Homelessness in the state of California is an important issue that needs to be further addressed by government leaders and social service organizations. The federal government defines homelessness as a person who lacks a regular, adequate nighttime residence or having a residence that is a temporary private or publically ..Read More…

Where Will They Go? Fostering Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth

By Megan Humphreys, MSW

Sex trafficking among children and youth continues to be a rampant part of society. Around the globe, 1.8 million youth are involved in sex trafficking through prostitution and pornography every year (Melilli & Molnar, 2013).

Common misconception holds that trafficking only occurs in countries other than the United ..Read More…

Can Seniors Use the Office of Older Americans to Protect Themselves from Fraud if They Choose any Form of Assisted Living?

By Lillian L. Hyatt, MSW, a Resident of a CCRC and AARP Policy Specialist on CCRCs

Is community care licensing doing what the 1985 law intended
or is a new model of care for the elderly urgently needed? One size does not fit all. The current model is a failure, ..Read More…

What Are CCRC Manager’s Priorities?

By Lillian L. Hyatt, MSW, Resident of a CCRC and AARP Policy Specialist on CCRCs

What are CCRC manager’s priorities? Seniors who have been thinking about entering a CCRC or seniors who are currently living in such a facility should be aware if huge marketing budgets for unnecessary and expensive programs ..Read More…

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