A YEAR OF CARE CRISES
Loved ones living and working in the long-term care sector this past year have endured multiple crises. From COVID-19 upending family visits, to the shattering loss of loved ones to disease and loneliness, and staff shortages so severe the National Guard needed to be called in there are plenty of heartbreaking headlines to look back on.
FIGHTING FOR QUALITY, ACCOUNTABLE CARE
We choose to push forward towards accountable care for our elders and loved ones. Elder Voice Family Advocates is the only organization in Minnesota exclusively dedicated to representing elders and vulnerable adults to protect them from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. We advocated tirelessly in support of essential caregivers and worked alongside the Minnesota Department of Health to ensure the Assisted Living Licensure outlined in our 2019 Elder Care Reform Legislation launched on August 1st, 2021.
Your financial contributions, attendance at committee meetings and rallies of support at the Capitol Rotunda helped get us here. But our work is far from done. We need to build on our legislative success to continue improving the protections for our elders and vulnerable adults.
KEEP OUR VOICE STRONG
We must continue to be aggressive educators and advocates for our elders and vulnerable adults and their families. We will be working to:
Make sure you check in on the latest news on our website: www.eldervoicefamilyadvocates.org. Our Facebook and Twitter handles are:
o Facebook: @eldervoicefamilyadvocates
o Twitter: @eldervoice_mn