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Long-Term Care Consumers Family Members Advocates
  • Consumer Voice to Offer FREE
    Advocacy Skills Training Webinars

    As part of our Consumers for Quality Care, No Matter Where initiative, Consumer Voice will be conducting four FREE advocacy skills training webinars throughout the year.

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  • Join Consumer Voice to Make Our
    Long-Term Care Advocacy Strong

    Now is a great time to join Consumer Voice. By becoming a member, you support Consumer Voice and the movement advocating for the rights and well-being of everyone who now or in the future depends upon long-term care.

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  • Put a Registered Nurse in Every Nursing Home – Around the Clock! Help Advance the
    24 Hour RN Bill!

    As a part of our Better Staffing, The Key to Better Care campaign, the Consumer Voice is asking for special donations for our effort to advance the 24 Hour RN Bill.

    Learn More & Support the Bill!
  • The Better Staffing, the Key to Better Care Campaign is Officially Launched! Help to Improve
    Nursing Home Staffing

    Consumer Voice has launched a new campaign to advocate for improved staffing levels in nursing homes, a critical component of quality care.

    Learn More, Join the Campaign & Take Action!

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Help Fight Efforts to Restrict Long-Term Care Consumers’ Access to the Civil Justice System January 12, 2015

Legislative efforts are under way at the state level to restrict long-term care consumers’ access to the civil justice system. Click above to learn more and how you can help advocate against such efforts.

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Your Consumer Voice Membership Shows Your Support for Quality Long-Term Care October 07, 2014

Join as a member now and receive a SPECIAL OFFER: Your membership will not expire until December 2015 - That’s 3 months FREE! Join Now!

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Tell Congress that Better Staffing is the Key to Better Care! June 24, 2014

We need your help in reaching out to Congress to advocate for adequate staffing to protect the safety and well-being of nursing home residents. Let your legislators know that our country’s most vulnerable citizens deserve no less!

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Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize Older Americans Act Introduced in the U.S. Senate January 26, 2015

Great news! Bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Older Americans Act has already been introduced in the new 114th Congress. S. 192, the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015, was introduced by Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Patty Murray (D-WA), Richard Burr (R-NC) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT). This bill would update and strengthen the current Older Americans Act (OAA) law and includes provisions that would aid long-term care consumers. We need your help in moving it forward!

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Congress Passes Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Including Funding for Elder Justice, State Survey Activities December 16, 2014

Congress has passed a Fiscal Year 2015 budget that includes important funding for an Elder Justice Initiative as well as an increase in funding for state survey activities at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Click above to learn more.

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Consumer Voice to Offer FREE Advocacy Skills Training Webinars January 12, 2015

As part of our Consumers for Quality Care, No Matter Where initiative, the Consumer Voice will be conducting four FREE advocacy skills training webinars throughout the year.

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New Brochure and Fact Sheet on Resident to Resident Aggression January 05, 2015

The Consumer Voice and the National Center for Elder Abuse have released a new brochure and large print fact sheet on the topic of resident to resident aggression. Click above to learn more.

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Thank You to Our Partners and Supporters December 19, 2014

Without your contributions long-term consumers would not have had these efforts on their behalf.  Here is a partial list of what we have accomplished by working together throughout 2014.

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