On July 26th, 2017, Justice in Aging will hold SSI mini-trainings on (1) helping people with SSI overpayments and (2) current topics in policy advocacy at the federal, state and local level; a presentation on IHSS hot topics including the 2017-18 California state budget, and the federal efforts to repeal the ACA and fundamentally change Medicaid; and a roundtable discussion of current issues and trends, and how to expand advocacy efforts locally, statewide, and nationally.
Please direct any questions or concerns to Trinh Phan: firstname.lastname@example.org
Recently, I received a call from an elder who needed legal advice regarding their credit card debt. For low-income seniors (and non-seniors), there are legal advocacy resources in Alameda County and the bay area that you can explore:
*Bay Area Legal Aid for Alameda County
**Volunteer Legal Services Corporation
Both provide legal assistance for FREE! There is also a free drop-in legal clinic coming up in February 2017, held by Volunteer Legal Services (please see flyer below for more info).
As always, please feel free to call us if you need help navigating these resources. We’re here to help you.