State Action Alert 3-12-2012
Say NO to Additional Reductions to In-Home Supportive Services
On Thursday, March 15th the Senate Budget Committee will consider the Governor’s proposal to eliminate the In-Home Supportive Services Domestic & Related Services benefit for those living in the same household as their caregiver.
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LONG TERM CARE – WHAT IS IT AND WHY DO I CARE AT MY AGE?
Most people look at Long Term Care as something that they may need to worry about in the way, way distant future. But the fact is that approx. 40% of people who are currently receiving LTC are between the ages of 18 to 65.
These are working age people who have suffered brain injuries, mental conditions, MS, MD, Aids, and early onset dementia cause by Alzheimer’s disease.
So, the question becomes, “when do I need to think about this issue”, the answer is, TODAY.
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