Posts Tagged ‘ Long-Term Care ’

Our Plan is Working

March 20, 2012
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In the past few weeks, as we told you we intended to do, we have successfully moved eight of the entertainment industry’s most frail and vulnerable into our long-term care unit, bringing our total to 34. A few of these good folks had previously left MPTF’s LTC and have now returned, and the others...

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Volunteers Welcome Incoming LTC Patients with Paint and Passion

February 15, 2012
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Volunteers Welcome Incoming LTC Patients with Paint and Passion

For the past 2 Saturdays, we’ve been “producing” our hybrid version of Home Improvement and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition on the Wasserman Campus in Woodland Hills.  Over 120 volunteers from all parts of the industry – from the MPTF board, guilds and unions, from studios, talent agencies, and business management firms, from staff, family...

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Looking Towards The Future

January 24, 2012
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One of our priorities here at MPTF is pinpointing what services the industry needs from us today, and anticipating what health and social services will be needed by our members in the future. Assuming that the demographics of the entertainment community for the most part reflect the demographics of the larger population, a recent...

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Best of MPTF – 2011

November 30, 2011
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Things got busy here last week and I was unable to complete my Thanksgiving blog. So here it is, one week late. I think I gave up on the Pilgrim-Indian celebration about Thanksgiving right around the time I finished reading Dee Brown’s Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, but I nevertheless have always enjoyed...

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MPTF Reaffirms Commitment to Long-Term Care

October 7, 2011
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Once again, the future of long-term care at the Motion Picture & Television Fund is a subject of great interest in the blogosphere. I wish we were flattered by all the attention we’ve gotten in the past day! As a considerable amount of time has passed between our announcement in February that we had...

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