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The Front Page
Jan 9, 2020

You've probably seen the Reveal articles on RCFE worker exploitation:  "Elder care homes rake in profits as legions of workers earn a pittance for long hours of care.  

The investigative reporter, Jen Gollan, contacted CARR over the last few months for background and details to make sure she was getting the content right.   After reading her expose, CARR recognized there was much unsaid.  This commentary is intended to level the playing field for consumers and policymakers, to give recognition to the broader issues at play and the assisted living facilities who are playing by the rules.

CARR, with Golden Gate Law (GGL) School’s Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Women’s Employment Rights Clinic, Hina Shah, has been pressing for legislation that would improve caregiver rights. Read on...

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The Front Page
May 21, 2019

CARR turned 10 this year!  And, to celebrate we want to honor one of the communities we serve.

CARR Gives Back seeks to spotlight the San Ysidro Senior Center as the vibrant, community space it truly is.  Read on to learn more about CARR's Give Back Project and how YOU can be a part.

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The Front Page
Apr 3, 2019

Launching this March, CARR gerontologists, Chris Murphy and Christina Selder, will be conducting Pop-up Senior Care Coaching Clinics throughout San Diego, starting in Balboa Park, San Ysidro, and La Jolla. The clinics are open to the public and aim to give older adults in our community greater confidence and clarity. 

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Data & Research
The Front Page
Aug 3, 2020

CARR's July 2020 Newsletter is out! Scams are exploding right now due to people staying home and we decided to research tips to avoid becoming a victim for scams.

"Facilities cited for neglect or other forms of bodily harm experience premium increases between 200% and 600% at renewal. If a facility has had a claim, the renewal rates can be even higher."

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Data & Research
Aug 3, 2020

CARR's June 2020 Newsletter is out! We decided to look at how liability insurance has affected the assisted living since coming into effect 5 years ago. Here's an excerpt.

"Facilities cited for neglect or other forms of bodily harm experience premium increases between 200% and 600% at renewal. If a facility has had a claim, the renewal rates can be even higher."

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Data & Research
Jun 19, 2020

CARR's May 2020 COVID-19 Newsletter is out! In this newsletter, we talk about how assisted living facilities have been hit hard by this pandemic and data about outbreaks in facilities have been hard to come by and concerning. Here's an excerpt:

"So in a matter of a few weeks, CCLD managed to unilaterally roll back years' worth of resident protections and safety requirements."

 

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Data & Research
May 14, 2020

CARR's March 2020 Newsletter is out! Since March is National Nutrition Month, we decided to look at how meals are provided in assisted living. Here's an excerpt.

"Section 87555 also requires that served food should meet federal standards for nutrition, but this is just another empty requirement the state has, without the expertise, personnel or funds to assess."

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Data & Research
Mar 11, 2020

CARR's October 2019 Newsletter is out! In this issue, we cover citations in the world of assisted living. Here's an excerpt.

"One indicator that consumers can use to evaluate a facility's regulatory compliance is the citation. In this issue, we do a deeper dive into citations--contextualizing them from a policy and consumer point of view. We also give you data about citation counts by facility size."

News / CARR in the news
Jan 28, 2019

In 2017, CARR received an AARP Community Challenge Grant to develop our game concept for BOOMER.OLOGY.  CARR is only one of 4 AARP Community Challenge Grant recipients in California.

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Jan 28, 2019

AIS Bulletin front page
The September issue of San Diego County's Aging and Independence Services Bulletin (AIS) features CARR and the County's recently launched rating system for local assisted living facilities, the Choose Well Program.  The highlight of the feature story is a recount of the impressive spark ignited by CARR's Executive Director, Chris Murphy, to ultimately create, alongside Christina Selder, Principal Investigator, a senior advocacy organization committed to helping an underrepresented segment of California's seniors--assisted living residents.  Read the full story here. 

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