Advocates say the state’s long-term care ombudsman program, which advocates on behalf of residents in nursing homes and other care facilities, is chronically underfunded and needs more money to hire staff and train volunteers.
The 2022 Missouri Legislative Session has come to an end. It became evident early in the session that as usual, AARP would be in the position of defending our lower income members from cuts to services or increased state taxes. Medicaid Expansion funding was also in question. Read about this an more in the attached report.