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Improving LTSS during COVID-19

November 19, 2020
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Long-Term Care

Just like everybody else, older adults want to maintain independence as they age. Long-term care is the services and supports that help people with basic daily activities like walking, eating and bathing, and allow them to maintain as much quality of life as possible.

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California ranked ninth overall on the 2020 LTSS State Scorecard, maintaining the same rank from 2017. This brief provides an overview of California’s Scorecard performance and key recommendations for transforming its LTSS system to better serve older adults, people with disabilities, and family caregivers.
Californians with Medicare and Medi-Cal have many choices to get the health coverage they need, but choices vary by county. This brief outlines available choices across the state and describes the My Care, My Choice web resource.

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Learn about the long-term care financing crisis.