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Plan History
Long Term Care
Surprisingly Dirty Places
Upcoming Events

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Respite Care

Often a benefit in Long Term Care policies, Respite Care covers temporary care for the Participant while the primary caregiver takes time off. A Respite Care benefit is important because it helps to protect the caregiver's physical and emotional health, which delays the Participant's need to enter a nursing home or assisted living facility. Respite Care is one of the many benefits included in the NPFBA Long Term Care Plan.



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March 2011
Plan History

In September 1984 California Administration Insurance Services., Inc.  began operations as a third party administrator and began enrolling the Sacramento and El Dorado Sheriff's Associations into the newly formed California Law Enforcement Association (CLEA).Once sufficient membership enrolled, CLEA put the LTD Plan into effect on May 1, 1985 with just over 600 new members enrolled. Read more...  


By Jim Floyd, Plan Administrator

Why Do I Need Long Term Care Coverage?
Man in Hospital

Everyone remembers that they need health and auto insurance but what about Long Term Care coverage? For most of us it falls far down on our "to do" list, if it even makes it on the list. But have you considered how you'll pay for Long Term Care when you need it?


6 Surprisingly Dirty Places in Your Home

If you dropped a piece of fruit in your kitchen sink while rinsing it, would you think twice about popping it in your mouth? What if you dropped it in the toilet?


Germs like cold viruses and bacteria can live in some unexpected spots. Here are six surprisingly dirty places in your home -- like your kitchen sink -- and what you can do to protect yourself. Read more at WebMD 


By Mary Anne Dunkin, WebMD Feature, Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD  

Copyright 2009, WebMD, LLC. All rights reserved   


Upcoming Events

Glendale POA & Burbank POA Workshop 

Date: March 17
Time: 9 am - 5pm Workshop, 5 pm - 7:30 pm Hosted Happy Hour
Location: Holiday Inn Hotel Burbank-Media Center, 150 East Angeleno, Burbank
Cost: Free. Please RSVP.
Contact: Jennifer Ambrecht or Linda Mussetter from BCN, 1-800-876-1088 


This important workshop will improve your understanding of benefits and improve your negotiation strategies. Guest Speakers include Kung-Pie Hwang, a CalPERS Actuary and Linda Mussetter from BCN. Click here for more information and RSVP form.

Children's Scholarship Program Deadline 

Date: Postmarked April 1
Contact: California Administration Insurance Services, Inc. 800-832-7333 ext. 6102 or 


It's time to apply for the Children's Scholarship Program, donated by the Plan Administrators. Four scholarships of $500 each will be awarded to children of Plan Participants. Additional information and the application are available at

15th Annual Hawaiianaires Golf Tournament

Date: April 1
Time: 11 am Registration, 12 pm Shotgun Start
Location: Cottonwood @ Rancho San Diego Golf Course,
3121 Willow Glen Rd, El Cajon
Entry Fee: $100 per person, $120 after March 28
Contact: Tom Winslow (619) 244-9199


A benefit for the El Cajon Police Officers' Memorial Fund. Entry fee includes: Green Fees, Golf Cart, Beverage Cards, Door Prizes, Lunch, Range Balls & Carne Asada & Chicken Fajitas Dinner.

Celebrity Basketball

Date: April 10
Time: 4-5 pm
Location: Independence High School, San Jose


Santa Clara County Deputy Sheriffs' Association annual fundraiser.


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