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Senate Report: Overhaul California’s Long-Term Care System
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California uses 112 programs spread across 20 state departments and agencies to provide long-term care for its nearly five million elderly residents. A new state Senate report says that patchwork system needs an overhaul.

Democratic Senator Carol Liu’s office sorted and color-coded all those different long-term care programs by department. “It looks like a periodic table, doesn’t it?” Liu says.