All Articles Related to Koreisha Senior Care & Advocacy

A chronological listing of all news-related articles. This includes press releases, reporting by third parties, advocacy articles, etc.

Buy Back Keiro: A Ridiculous Idea?

[KSCA submitted the following article to The Rafu, which published the English version on May 3, 2017. Japanese translation available below.]   Let’s think about this for a moment. Years preceding the sale, Keiro was not in financial difficulties according to the annual financial statements.  Keiro was making money.  Keiro had a waiting list for the retirement home until the announcement to sell.  Keiro had about $14 million in endowment

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Demonstration in Front of Keiro Office

Koreisha Senior Care & Advocacy demonstrated in front of the Keiro office building on February 24, 2017, at 1 PM. KSCA requested that Keiro utilize its assets to rebuild long-term care facilities providing affordable and culturally sensitive care for the Nikkei elders which only a non-profit organization can commit to in perpetuity.  This is our sacred goal and the one that will unify our community. The event concluded with KSCA

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Urging for a New Keiro for Our Seniors!

Our Community Built It, Our Seniors Deserve It! “My English is poor so I need nurses and doctors who can speak Japanese. I hope we are able to have another place like Keiro for people like me.” -Kazu Murayama, 1925-2016 (former Keiro resident) with granddaughter Cathleen Ikeda, age 12 KSCA urges the Keiro Board to join us to build a haven for the community! Use the $70 million to build

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Protesters Urge Pacifica Not to Raise Rents

This is a reprint of an article published on the Rafu.com on Feb 11, 2017 Koreisha Senior Care & Advocacy (formerly the Ad Hoc Committee to Save Keiro) protested on Jan. 28 outside the Courtyard Marriott in Century City, urging Pacifica Companies not to increase rents for elderly Japanese Americans. Pacifica, a for-profit real estate development firm that owns the hotel, last year acquired four facilities previously operated by Keiro

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Protesting Pacifica

Don’t Raise Costs for Our Elderly Provide Quality Healthcare The new for-profit owner of the former Keiro Retirement & Nursing Homes, Pacifica Companies, has said they will almost double the percentage of the annual rent increase. Pacifica, a multi-billion dollar development company headquartered in San Diego has failed to live up to its legal commitment to keep culturally appropriate healthcare the same for 5 years. Pacifica owns the Courtyard Marriott,

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