APPENDIX A

Committee Meetings and Presenters of Testimony

The Committee on Improving Long-Term Care held a total of eight meetings starting in 1997. These meetings involved segments open to the public, as well as closed sessions for committee deliberation. The dates of these eight meetings are listed below:

November 13–15, 1997, Washington, D.C.

March 12–14, 1998, Washington D.C.

June 11–12, 1998, Washington, D.C.

August 27–28, 1998, Woods Hole, MA

October 1, 1998, Irvine, CA

January 14–17, 1999, Washington, D.C.

April 9–10, 1999, Washington, D.C.

April 27–28, 2000, Washington, D.C.

The second meeting of the Committee, in March 1998, also comprised a public hearing. The committee heard testimony from various constituencies and interested parties at this hearing. The following people testified during this meeting:

Sally White and Sue Whitman, IONA Senior Services

Marsha Greenfield, Consumers United for Assisted Living (CUAL)

Elma Holder, National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform

William Lasky, Assisted Living Federation of America



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Improving the Quality of Long-Term Care APPENDIX A Committee Meetings and Presenters of Testimony The Committee on Improving Long-Term Care held a total of eight meetings starting in 1997. These meetings involved segments open to the public, as well as closed sessions for committee deliberation. The dates of these eight meetings are listed below: November 13–15, 1997, Washington, D.C. March 12–14, 1998, Washington D.C. June 11–12, 1998, Washington, D.C. August 27–28, 1998, Woods Hole, MA October 1, 1998, Irvine, CA January 14–17, 1999, Washington, D.C. April 9–10, 1999, Washington, D.C. April 27–28, 2000, Washington, D.C. The second meeting of the Committee, in March 1998, also comprised a public hearing. The committee heard testimony from various constituencies and interested parties at this hearing. The following people testified during this meeting: Sally White and Sue Whitman, IONA Senior Services Marsha Greenfield, Consumers United for Assisted Living (CUAL) Elma Holder, National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform William Lasky, Assisted Living Federation of America

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Improving the Quality of Long-Term Care Cynthia Dunn, American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging Reverend Monsignor Charles Fahey, National Center for Assisted Living Joanne Schwartzberg, M.D., American Medical Association Larry Lawhorne, M.D., American Medical Directors Association Laurie Kennedy-Malone, Ph.D., R.N., National Conference of Geriatric Nurse Practitioners Peter Rabins, M.D., American Psychiatric Association and the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry Linda Mondoux, M.S., R.N., C.S., American Nurses Association Mary Ann Wilner, Paraprofessional Health Care Institute Ingrid McDonald, Service Employees International Union Toby Edelman, National Senior Citizens' Law Center Nancy Coleman, J.D., American Bar Association Faith Mullen, American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Pamela Nadash, National Council on Aging Marianna Grachek, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations William Keane, Alzheimer's Association Karen Pace, National Association for Home Care Paul Willging, American Health Care Association Karen Tucker, American College of Health Care Administrators Douglas Andrews, National Association of Boards of Examiners of Long Term Care Administrators Bob Kafka, American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT) Richard Bringewatt, National Chronic Care Consortium Heather Bennet McCabe, Family Voices The Committee also heard from numerous experts at two workshops. Presenters including the following: Ruth Stein, M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine Joshua Wiener, Ph.D., Urban Institute David Stevenson, M.S., Urban Institute Penny Feldman, Ph.D., Visiting Nurse Service of New York Jeanette Price, Solomon Smith Barney Jack Payne, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Gordon Beckwith, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Rosalie Kane, D.S.W., University of Minnesota Long-Term Care Resource Center

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Improving the Quality of Long-Term Care John Durso, J.D., Katten, Muchin, and Zavis Andrew Kramer, M.D., University of Colorado Center on Aging Marvin Feuerberg, Ph.D., Health Care Financing Administration Robert Kane, Ph.D., University of Minnesota Catherine Hawes, Ph.D., Myers Research Institute Ted Benjamin, Ph.D., University of California in Los Angeles Brenda Klutz, Deputy Director, California Department of Health Licensing and Certification Patricia McGinnis, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform Melvin Matsumoto, Administrator, The Redwoods Sara Sinclair, CEO, Sunshine Terrace Foundation David Banks, CEO, Beverly Enterprises

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