adhc http://kvpr.org en On Valley Edition: Immunization Law; Shrinking Middle Class; Learn2Earn http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-immunization-law-shrinking-middle-class-learn2earn <p>This week on Valley Edition, we revisit the issue of the state's efforts to replace the former Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) program with the new Community Based Adult Services (CBAS) program. Advocates for those with severe disabilities say the new program is turning away many who should qualify, but the state disagrees. Lauren Whaley brings us a <a href="http://kvpr.org/post/whos-eligible-state-advocates-grapple-over-which-elderly-qualify-adhc-replacement-">special report</a> from Sacramento.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 19:43:59 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 3034 at http://kvpr.org Who's eligible? State, advocates grapple over which elderly qualify for ADHC replacement program http://kvpr.org/post/whos-eligible-state-advocates-grapple-over-which-elderly-qualify-adhc-replacement-program <p>They're poor. They're elderly. They're disabled. But are they eligible? Advocates and state officials are struggling to determine just who among hundreds will be allowed to continue in the program that replaces Medi-Cal's Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) system. Cash-starved California slashed the optional ADHC benefit last fall and replaced it with a leaner program called Community-Based Adult Services (CBAS).</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 18:01:13 +0000 Lauren Whaley 2987 at http://kvpr.org Adult Day Health Care, Air Quality, Fossil Center http://kvpr.org/post/adult-day-health-care-air-quality-fossil-center <p>This week on Valley Edition, we look at how budget cuts are threatening patients who rely on California&#39;s Adult Day Health Care centers, how global warming may cause the San Joaquin Valley&#39;s air to become even worse, and how the Fossil Discovery Center in Madera County&nbsp;is bringing paleontology to residents of the Valley.<br /><br /><strong>Valley Edition: Tuesday July 17, 2012:</strong></p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 19:03:53 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 454 at http://kvpr.org Adult Day Health Care, Air Quality, Fossil Center Adult day health care patients face change http://kvpr.org/post/adult-day-health-care-patients-face-change <p>Adult day health care in California is feeling the pinch of the state&rsquo;s budget crisis. The state has been working to scale back the publicly-funded program that helps elderly and fragile adults. Meanwhile, centers are struggling to keep their services going. Pauline Bartolone visited one center in Sacramento that serves as a community space for Eastern European immigrants.</p><p>Every weekday at Altamedix adult day health center in North Sacramento, over a hundred Russian speaking immigrants follow a tight schedule of health education and exercise.</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 04:04:20 +0000 Pauline Bartolone 391 at http://kvpr.org