News & Events

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


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

CHC Advocates Guide Updated

31 Dec 2020 News

CARIE is pleased to announce that An Advocates Guide to Community HealthChoices (CHC) has been updated.  It provides a comprehensive overview of CHC along with advocacy tips and resource information.  The purpose of the guide is to help advocates and … Read More

Community HealthChoices Town Hall

17 Dec 2020

CARIE is hosting a Community HealthChoices (CHC) Town Hall on Thursday, December 17th from 2 to 4 PM. This forum is for CHC participants and their advocates who have questions about CHC or want to share their experiences. (Forum NOT … Read More

Upcoming Webinar – “What Advocates Need to Know about CHC’s LTSS Grievance and Appeals Process”

28 Oct 2020

CARIE concludes its webinar series on Wednesday, October 28 with an upcoming presentation on Community HealthChoices appeals and grievance processes. Please see below for more information, or register here.

Fourth and final webinar in a series to learn about … Read More

Webinar – Understanding Functional Eligibility Determinations (FED) in the Medicaid LTSS Application and Redetermination Processes

30 Sep 2020

CARIE continues its series on the application and redetermination process for Community HealthChoices (CHC) Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) with a webinar focusing on Functional Eligibility Determinations. During this webinar, representatives from Aging Well and Community Legal Services will … Read More

Upcoming webinar: The Independent Enrollment Broker’s (IEB) Role in the Community HealthChoices (CHC) LTSS Application Process

27 Aug 2020

CARIE continues its series on the application and redetermination process for CHC long term services and supports (LTSS) with a webinar focusing on the role of PA’s Independent Enrollment Broker. During this webinar, the IEB will answer questions and explain … Read More

Advocacy to Mitigate Problems with Prolonged Isolation in LTC Facilities

30 Jul 2020

CARIE and Community Legal Services of Philadelphia (CLS) released an issue brief to address the current crisis in long term care (LTC) facilities  caused by the prolonged isolation of residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Among the 10 recommendations are allowing … Read More

Webinar: What Restorative Justice for Older Adults Looks Like

28 Jul 2020

Webinar: What Restorative Justice for Older Adults Looks Like

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Join CARIE and Good Shepherd Mediation on July 28th from 2PM-3:30PM for a webinar to de-mystify what a Restorative Justice process in our program actually looks like. In … Read More