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State must address adult-care issues
San Francisco Chronicle

Community-Based Adult Services, a new program to keep aged and disabled Californians out of expensive taxpayer-funded nursing homes, was not going to make everybody happy.

The program is a court-ordered compromise – after Gov. Jerry Brown tried to eliminate the entire Adult Day Health Care program and save the state $170 million, advocates and adult-care centers successfully sued to win back about $78 million a year.