Connie Benjamin

Caregivers Support V2
While Nebraska ranks 20 th overall when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents, AARP warns much more must be done, at an accelerated pace, to improve across-the-board. This is the conclusion of a new, comprehensive state-by-state Scorecard from AARP with support of the nation’s leading organizations behind quality long-term care, The Commonwealth Fund and SCAN Foundation.
Winter may have come and gone, yet too many Nebraskan seniors with low incomes are struggling to catch up on their costly heating bills from the severe cold weather.
AARP State Director Connie Benjamin
In recent news reports, Gov. Heineman has expressed concerns about a new Medicaid expansion program authorized under the health care law to provide coverage to low-income Nebraskans. 
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