Issue Submissions for 2019 session
A primary role of the Coalition of Advocates for Georgia's Elderly is to be a vehicle for bringing broad-based input on aging issues from across the state to the attention of the General Assembly. Participants are encouraged to voice their concerns, submit issues for the prioritization process and engage in joint advocacy efforts with other stakeholders.
Members will then be able to vote at the annual meeting on July 12 or via survey link distributed on July 13.
Only CO-AGE Voting members will be able to vote for the 2019 issues. Please renew or join today! Renewals and new memberships must be made by June 30, 2018.
Looking for our 2018 issues that were selected? Visit our 2018 Issues page here.
Proposed Legislative Issues:
Issue A: Abusive Transfer of Real Estate Title
Submitted by: Nancy Pitra
Issue D: Guardianship Courts
Submitted by: Melanie McNeil
Issue G: Medicaid Expansion
Submitted by: Delmar Yoder
Issue J: State Approval for Senior Zones
Submitted by: George Pilkington
Issue M: Unauthorized Practice of Law
Submitted by: Dan Munster
Issue B: CCSP Eligibility Wait Times
Submitted by: Diana Cutright
Issue E: Health Coaching as Reimbursable Expense
Submitted by: Katherine Stettler
Issue H: Person-Centered Care in LTC Facilities
Submitted by: Melissa Beasley
Issue K: Supported Decision Making Alternative to Guardianship
Submitted by: Dawn Alford
Issue C: De Facto Custody for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Submitted by: Mike Patton
Issue F: Medicaid Coverage for More Georgia Seniors
Submitted by: Janet Faust
Issue I: Seniors in Anti-bullying Law
Submitted by: Lynda Dudley
Issue L: Surprise Billing for Non-ER Medical Care
Submitted by Louis Godio