Patients and relatives feel the MPTF
is reneging on its nearly 90-year pledge that Hollywood takes care of its own.
We take care of our own' is our tagline and something that we live to do and have always been committed," says Seth Ellis, chief operating officer of MPTF
PLANO, Texas -- The Motion Picture and Television Fund (MPTF
) and Dell Services have signed a seven-year agreement for Dell to oversee and deliver a full range of information technology (IT) solutions for MPTF
While this decision is surely causing stress among residents and their families, it has not resulted in change in our usual experience of illnesses," according to an MPTF
A new umbrella program, tentatively titled All In, aims to drive home the point that MPTF
work--which includes outpatient clinics, assistance to military veterans, financial aid, and child care--is not just about health but about quality of life.
This center will provide members of the MPTF
community with enhanced services and educational programs to meet their expanding and changing needs," said Haim Saban.
It was not a request," says Ken Scherer, chief exec of the MPTF
Most seniors want to stay independent by living in their own homes as long as possible, so the MPTF
has started a new initiative to repair the homes of retired film and television industry workers.
is non-profit organization that promotes the well-being of California's entertainment community by providing a wide range of healthcare, childcare and retirement care and charitable social services to members of the entertainment industry.
6,'' said MPTF
spokeswoman Christine Thomas, adding that fund officials contacted Burbank police about their suspicions.
Proceeds from the sale will directly benefit the MPTF
insurance fund that provides health insurance for actors.
Academy president Frank Pierson has presented the first of 10 annual payments of $500,000 to the MPTF