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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
US Frontline article, in Nihongo only: [敬老・売却問題] ノーマン・ミネタ元運輸長官が反対派支援を表明、日系社会のシンボル Share It!
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 »
On December 21, 2015, the following correspondence was sent from the Ad Hoc Committee (AHC) to the Attorney General for failing to deliver answers to questions raised during the November 24, 2015 meeting. The AHC gave the AG Office ample time to respond, yet nearly a month later had yet to hear from the AG. In response, the Tania Ibanez… Read more »
On December 14, the Ad Hoc Committee (AHC) replied to the material provided by the Attorney General in a letter (12/04/15) which was supposedly material that Keiro provided which was used to approve of the sale. The AHC questioned the content of the material provided by Keiro and again asked that the Attorney General investigate what was provided by to… Read more »
The following letter was sent to Tania Ibanez and her staff in response to the statement they made to the Ad Hoc Committee and Congresswoman Waters that State law prevented the AG from reversing a prior decision claim. There seemed to be certain circumstances when this condition could be reopened for discussion. Share It!