California’s revised 2021 through 2022 budget includes $3.8 billion in new funding to build an “age-friendly” state that supports older adults. Specifically, the May revision to Governor Gavin Newsom’s state budget includes $2.1 billion in one-time funds, and $1.7 billion in ongoing funding, to develop a California Department of Aging infrastructure to advance the goals of the state’s Master Plan for Aging. Those goals center around housing, health, isolation prevention, caregiving, and affordable aging. The budget proposal will be reviewed by the California Legislature in the near future. In June 2019, Governor . . .
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