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Petition Assembly Chairman Anthony Rendon for June Assembly Hearing

administrator   April 29, 2016   Comments Off on Petition Assembly Chairman Anthony Rendon for June Assembly Hearing

There has been a rapid decrease in culturally sensitive services to the Japanese American elderly and degradation in the quality of general healthcare provided at the former Keiro facilities since being sold on February 5, 2016. As such, Koreisha Senior Care & Advocacy has authored petition letters to both Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and Assemblymember Cheryl Brown (Chair, Aging and… Read more »

Motion Passed by LA County Board of Supervisors

administrator   April 13, 2016   Comments Off on Motion Passed by LA County Board of Supervisors

Analysis of the Sale of Keiro Senior HealthCare Services Facilities Motion Passes We would like to thank all those who participated in this week’s Board of Supervisors meeting, held Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Some of you came from far away, some were notified at the last minute, and many of you had to cancel your busy schedule/ medical appointment to… Read more »

Chronology of Events Leading Up to Community Grass Roots Movement to Oppose the Sale of Keiro

by Koreisha Senior Care & Advocacy (KSCA) (Edited 05/16/16 to correct typographical errors.) 1969: Keiro Nursing Home in Lincoln Heights opens with 87 beds. 1974: Minami Keiro Nursing Home in Lincoln Heights opens with 97 beds. 1975: Keiro Retirement Home in Boyle Heights opens with 105 rooms. 1976: Keiro Intermediate Care Nursing Facility in Boyle Heights opens with 96 beds…. Read more »

Follow-up Letter to Attorney General

administrator   February 16, 2016   Comments Off on Follow-up Letter to Attorney General

Attorney General Kamala Harris Fails to Provide Findings The Ad Hoc Committee to Save Keiro sent yet another letter to the State Attorney General bringing to light the fact the department has yet to deliver information it promised to provide showing clearly why it made the decision to waive any public hearing and allow the Keiro Board and Management to… Read more »

Judge Denies Temporary Restraining Order

administrator   February 4, 2016   Comments Off on Judge Denies Temporary Restraining Order

For Immediate Release: February 4, 2016: “Today, the Ad Hoc Committee to Save Keiro attended the court hearing at the Los Angeles Superior Court. The State of California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) along with the pro bono legal team comprised of Bet Tzedek and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, sought a temporary restraining order to prevent the sale… Read more »

Eyewitness News Report (Jan 14, 2016)

administrator   January 15, 2016   Comments Off on Eyewitness News Report (Jan 14, 2016)
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Chelsea Edwards of Eyewitness News, Channel 7 Los Angeles covered the press conference headed up by Congresspersons Maxine Waters and Judy Chu, who have both opposed the sale of the Keiro facilities and the way that the Attorney General handled the matter.  They are ready and willing to do whatever it takes to stop the sale of Keiro and to… Read more »

Gallery: Waters/Chu Press Conference

administrator   January 15, 2016   Comments Off on Gallery: Waters/Chu Press Conference
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Photo Gallery of the Maxine Waters/Judy Chu press conference held on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at the First Southern Baptist Church, located across the street from the South Bay Keiro Nursing Home in Gardena. The two Congresswomen have been staunch supporters of the SaveKeiro effort and this recent press conference was to reassure the community that they continue to pressure… Read more »

Media Coverage of Waters/Chu Press Conference

administrator   January 15, 2016   Comments Off on Media Coverage of Waters/Chu Press Conference

News Media in Attendance The Maxine Waters/Judy Chu press conference held on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at the First Southern Baptist Church, located across the street from the South Bay Keiro Nursing Home in Gardena, had a full house, SRO audience of concerned individuals regarding the sale of the Keiro facilities. Media that attended the press release included ABC 7… Read more »