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Healthcare Union, Nursing Home Providers, Join Lawmakers, Community Members, Others to Oppose Medicaid Funding Cuts

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mindy Berman, mindyb@1199.org and (518) 229-0486 Colin Wolfgang, cwolfgang89@gmail.com and (973) 303-2738 Healthcare Union, Nursing Home Providers, Join Lawmakers, Community Members, Others to Oppose Medicaid Funding Cuts Coalition Calls for Reversal of Decision That Would Slash $250 Million from Nursing Homes Across New York State Albany, New York – America’s largest […]

Healthcare Union and Legislators Join Nursing Homes to Oppose Nursing Home Medicaid Cuts “We Are Scared”

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What: Press conference calling to stop drastic Medicaid funding cut to nursing homes When: Thursday, October 31st, 2019, at 10:30 A.M. Where: Hillside Manor Rehabilitation & Extended Care Center, LLC, 182-15 Hillside Avenue, Jamaica Estates, New York 11432 Who: 1199SEIU healthcare workers, New York State Senator Leroy Comrie, Assembly Member Clyde Vanel, Assembly Member David […]

Healthcare Union and Legislators Join Nursing Homes to Demand that State Stop Nursing Home Medicaid Cuts

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE What:  Press conference calling to stop drastic Medicaid CMI funding cut to nursing homes When: Thursday, October 24th,  3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Where: Clove Lakes Rehab Center, 25 Fanning St, Staten Island, NY 10314 Who: 1199SEIU nursing home workers; Senator Diane Savino; Assembly Member Charles Fall; Kevin Elkins, District Director for […]

New York’s nursing homes face MILLIONS IN CUTS in state funding

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We all know someone who relies or has relied on the care of a nursing home—and those nursing homes now face a devastating cut.  On November 6th, nursing homes will lose a massive quarter of a billion dollars in Medicaid funding unless we act now: which is why we’re asking you to sign this petition. […]

October 2019 Events

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BROOKLYN  SATURDAY, OCT. 12TH What: ‘Healthy Choices for Healthy Living’: Plant-based Health Conference Where: Trinity Baptist Church, 179 New York Avenue, Brooklyn, 11216 When:  9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. Contact: For more information and to register, call 646-670-3238 or 917-593-0032 or email centerofjoy2010@gmail.com   BUFFALO  TUESDAY, OCT 1ST What:  Let’s Talk: Mental Health in the […]

Breast cancer: Early detection is the best treatment

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October is breast cancer awareness month. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women in New York. The Healthcare Education Project actively organizes free breast cancer screenings around New York State all year. Hundreds of women have gotten screened, some for the first time, many underinsured or uninsured. These free screenings are […]

Nursing homes face drastic Medicaid funding cut

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The fight to protect nursing homes from a massive $250 million Medicaid cut in the New York State budget continues.  If this cut passes, over 600 nursing homes around the state will be affected. Tens of thousands of nursing home residents will feel the pain. The cut will impact many direct care jobs in nursing […]

Women’s Health and Fitness Day

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The key to a happy and healthy life includes a number of important lifestyle habits—for both men and women. Fitness is an essential part of these lifestyle habits, and Women’s Health and Fitness Day is an excellent opportunity to raise awareness about how staying active keeps women healthy. According to the CDC, more than 13% […]

Sickle Cell Disease

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September is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month—a good opportunity to provide statistics about this deadly disease. What is Sickle Cell Disease? Sickle Cell Disease is a genetic disorder in which patients have deformed red blood cells (known as sickle cells). These cells die earlier than normal, healthy blood cells, causing a red blood cell deficiency. […]

Press Release: New York’s Uninsured Rate Drops, Despite Increases in Most Other States

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Albany, NY – Health Care for All New York is delighted to announce that more New Yorkers have health insurance than ever before – and that New York was one of only three states where more people have health insurance this year than last. “While the rest of the country is experiencing declines in coverage, New […]