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Gavin Newsom Calls for "Master Plan on Aging" in California

During his recent State of the State address, California Governor Gavin Newsom called for a state plan to address the huge increase in senior population matched with California's shortage of senior services. California's senior population is set to increase by 4 million in the next decade, and will likely double in the next 25 years. Gov. Newsom believes that California must develop a plan to address its lacking senior services, nursing shortage, the transportation needs of seniors, and the social isolation that often comes with aging. Newsom stated that an Alzheimer’s Prevention and Preparedness Task force will soon be launched, led by former first lady Maria Shriver. To read more, go to https://bit.ly/2TXOeqH