The mission of the DC Coalition on Long Term Care is to expand and improve the quality of long term care programs to ensure that low-income Washington, DC residents with chronic care and/or disability needs can age in the community safely and with dignity. The Coalition not only engages with the work of federal agencies, and other District agencies, but also engages with consumers who continue to provide a unique and invaluable feedback loop for the Coalition’s advocacy in the community.
The DC Coalition brings together consumers, advocates, and health care providers to work with the District government on long-term care issues. Its mission is to expand existing, and create new, long-term care services available through Medicaid to low-income District adults with chronic health care needs. For 20 years, the Coalition has made significant progress in the District.
Improving the quality of long-term care programs since 1997
On February 12, the American Society on Aging (ASA) held a roundtable in Washington DC that was based on the topic of older women and their experience with poverty. Currently, there are 7.1 million older individuals in the US who are living in poverty. This roundtable was focused on understanding and addressing the economic and[…]
2019 Living Wage Poster
LTC Coalition Meeting Date and Time: November 14th, 2018; 12-2pm Location: Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St. NW, Meyer Conference Room, 2ndfloor Special Guest Aisha Williams, MBA, Emergency Preparedness Planner, Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment (M.O.S.T.) and Watch Officer Coordinator, D.C. Department of Health / Health Emergency, Preparedness & Response Administration. Ms. Williams discussed[…]