Laura Trejo, General Manger, has been named by U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius to serve on the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services. Click on the following link for further details.
Mayor Garcetti reaffirms his commitment to improving the lives of older residents of
City of Los Angeles by signing the Milken Institute's Best Cities for Successful Aging
Click here to read his pledge.
The Exergamers Wellness Club (EWC) is an innovative program that combines evidence-based health education programs with technology and exercise for older adults. The EWC provides older adults with opportunities for socialization, introduction to gaming technology, and opportunities for proactively monitoring their personal health information. This program was made possible through collaboration amongst public (City of Los Angeles Department of Aging (LADOA), private (Microsoft), non-profit (Partners in Care Foundation and St. Barnabas Multipurpose Senior Center) agencies. Due to its success, LADOA will roll out program to 15 additional multipurpose senior centers with support from Microsoft who will donate the Kinect Box. If you live in the City of Los Angeles and would like to locate the center closest to you, please call (213) 482-7252.
Go Direct affects all federal benefit and non-tax payments will be paid electronically by March 1, 2013. This change will impact people who are about to apply for federal benefits (e.g. SSA, SSI, SSDI) and the more than eight million people who are already receiving benefits by paper check. Below are the official deadlines.
For additional information, please click the link below to visit Go Direct's website.