June 2019 Legislative Update

CCCC’s 2019 Priority List Includes Legislation Related to Naloxone, Cannabis, LTC Insurance, and the State’s Master Plan Aging The Coalition for Compassionate Care closely monitors legislation related to palliative care and advance care planning. CCCC takes action in alignment with our advocacy partners to educate policymakers on the potential impact of proposed legislation on access […]


New ACP Coalitions Take Root

With funding and support provided by Partnership HealthPlan of California (PHC), and mentorship from the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC), four new advance care planning (ACP) coalitions are taking root in Northern California. While advance care planning (ACP) is recognized as a critically important component in the delivery of person-centered and culturally appropriate […]


The role of mental health in palliative care

By Judy Thomas Executive Director, Coalition for Compassionate Care of California @JudyThomasJD The recent death of Robin Williams is a reminder that everyone plays a role in mental health. Access to mental health resources is not just for the person that’s mumbling incoherently with a crazed look in their eyes. Lots of people living “normal” […]