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Budget Cuts Erase a Lifeline for the Elderly and Disabled
The Bay Citizen

The elderly people who gathered for a recent protest at City Hall in San Francisco waved placards and chanted in English and Chinese, “We won’t go to a nursing home!”

Sitting in folding chairs or wheelchairs, surrounded by caregivers and relatives, the protesters cheered speakers who stood at the top of the City Hall steps and railed against the impending closing of adult day health care centers because of the California budget crisis.