Long-time AARP Connecticut volunteer, Pat Gerckens, will testify today before the General Assembly's Appropriations Committee, in support of proposals that help Connecticut residents stay independent and receive the care they need in their own homes and community. At age 77, Pat speaks from experience about the overwhelming majority of seniors' desire to stay in their own homes as they age. Read Pat's full testimony here. Then send an email to your state legislators to let them know you agree!
House Republicans were nearly evenly divided on Thursday over legislation allocating federal funding for a federal-state partnership on the federally mandated health insurance exchange under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, but the legislation still passed by a comfortable margin.
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