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CCS is governed by their [http://www.seniors.org/doc.asp?id=357 board of directors].
 
CCS is governed by their [http://www.seniors.org/doc.asp?id=357 board of directors].
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==Issues==
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The Congress of California Seniors lists several issues on their website.  The following is an abbreviated list:
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*Seniors Bill of Rights<ref>[http://www.seniors.org/doc.asp?id=2265 ''Seniors.org'', "Seniors Bill of Rights", accessed November 27, 2013]</ref>
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*Aging services cuts<ref>[http://www.seniors.org/godocuserfiles/2459.aging%20%20110211pdf.pdf ''Seniors.org'', "Aging services", accessed November 27, 2013]</ref>
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*LGBT issues<ref>[http://www.seniors.org/godocuserfiles/2434.LGBT%20Statement%20passed.pdf ''Seniors.org'', "LGBT issues", accessed November 27, 2013]</ref>
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*Annuity regulations<ref>[http://www.seniors.org/doc.asp?id=2420 ''Seniors.org'', "Annuity regulations", accessed November 27, 2013]</ref>
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*Healthcare<ref>[http://www.seniors.org/doc.asp?id=2385 ''Seniors.org'', "Healthcare", accessed November 27, 2013]</ref>
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*Prescription rights<ref>[http://cqrcengage.com/rxrights/ ''Rxrights.org'' "Home", accessed November 27, 2013]</ref>
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*Seniors and computers<ref>[http://www.seniors.org/doc.asp?id=919 ''Seniors.org'', "Seniors and computers", accessed November 27, 2013]</ref>
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*Caregiving<ref>[http://www.seniors.org/doc.asp?id=66 ''Seniors.org'', "Caregiving", accessed November 27, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==Measures==
 
==Measures==

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Congress of California Seniors
Congress of California Seniors.PNG
President:Henry L. "Hank" Lacayo, President
Year created:1977
Website:http://www.seniors.org/
The Congress of California Seniors (CCS) is a non-profit advocacy organization registered as a 501(c)(4) California corporation. The CCS "is funded through membership dues, contributions from affiliated organizations, individual donations and corporations."[1] The CCS focuses on legislature and consumer issues that affects older adults. The CCS education and advocacy program has been used as a tool to influence state legislation and state officials. "CCS analyzes and rates all state legislators on their voting record related to key senior issues and publishes the "Friends and Foes of Seniors Legislative Report Card."[1] As an umbrella representing over 100 affiliated groups, CCS represents several thousand members across California. [1]

Leadership

CCS is governed by their board of directors.

Issues

The Congress of California Seniors lists several issues on their website. The following is an abbreviated list:

  • Seniors Bill of Rights[2]
  • Aging services cuts[3]
  • LGBT issues[4]
  • Annuity regulations[5]
  • Healthcare[6]
  • Prescription rights[7]
  • Seniors and computers[8]
  • Caregiving[9]

Measures

References

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