News & Events

Jacqueline R. Jefferson Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award

13 May 2022

Jacqueline R. Jefferson Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award

                                                

Jacqueline R. Jefferson

2022

Jacqueline Jefferson’s life reflects her deep commitment to others and to her community. Mrs. Jefferson’s concern for the welfare of her fellow Philadelphians extends across the life … Read More

CARIE – 45 YEARS OF CARING!

25 May 2022

45 years! The world has changed greatly since 1977 and while CARIE has grown and changed as well, our mission to promote the well-being and rights of older adults remains our north star.
We began in a single room office,
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Private Equity Ownership in Nursing Homes: Poor Quality Care & Lack of Transparency

3 Feb 2022 Event

CARIE hosted a webinar, Private Equity Investors as Nursing Home Owners: Impact on Quality of Resident Care and Lack of Accountability, on February 3, 2022.  The goal is to help inform policymakers, regulators, and advocates in Pennsylvania about the complex … Read More

Advocacy Alert – Improve PA’s Nursing Home Regulations

3 Nov 2021 News

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) released the second of five packages of proposed nursing home regulations.  The regulations have not been updated since the 1990s.  Updating the regulations to make comprehensive improvements in standards is needed now more … Read More

Advocacy Alert – Improve PA’s Nursing Home Regulations

19 Aug 2021 News

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) released the first of five packages of proposed nursing home regulations. The regulations have not been updated since the 1990s. Updating the regulations to make comprehensive improvements in standards is needed now more … Read More

Groundbreaking Report on Racial Disparities in Nursing Homes

19 Aug 2021 News

CARIE and Community Legal Services (CLS) have been advocating for critical COVID-19 related policy change in Pennsylvania’s Long Term Care (LTC) facilities and organized “PA Advocates for Improved COVID-19 Response in LTC Facilities” to coordinate efforts among leading advocacy groups … Read More

“Favor a Return” by Renaissance woman, Yvette Green

22 Mar 2021 News

Favor a Return

OOPS!!

Something dropped

Before I can whip out my grabber

A sympathetic backside I see

Picking up something dropped

Kind eyes wanting me to realize

How happy am I that they happened along

I am grateful don’t … Read More

CARIE Statement on Events of January 6th

13 Jan 2021 News

We at CARIE, along with our nation and the world, watched with horror last Wednesday as rioters attacked our democracy, undermining the electoral process at its heart.  As the afternoon unfolded, we witnessed the disparity between the response of law … Read More