Congress of California Seniors

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Congress of California Seniors
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President:Henry L. "Hank" Lacayo, President
Year created:1977
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]


CCS is governed by their board of directors[2]


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

  • Seniors Bill of Rights[3]
  • Aging services cuts[4]
  • LGBT issues[5]
  • Annuity regulations[6]
  • Healthcare[7]
  • Prescription rights[8]
  • Seniors and computers[9]
  • Caregiving[10]

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