Statistics from the National Council on Aging show that 1 in 10 Americans 60 and older have experienced elder abuse, and there is broad consensus that the crime is significantly underreported.
This week on “ Without Limits,” you’ll meet Bob Roberts, one many who is doing his part to disrupt aging and dispel the notion of what it means to age in America.
In addition to the 12 percent state paid credit that all North Dakotans receive, there are a couple of property tax credits for which you may be eligible. The Homestead Tax Credit is for senior citizens and disabled individuals of any age. The Disabled Veterans Tax Credit is for disabled veterans of the United States armed forces.
I slide down in my wheelchair and sigh as I look at the crinkles in the bottom sheet of my bed, as I’m about to be helped into it for the night. I flashback to when I was ten or eleven – some seventy years ago – I was a city kid attending summer camp in the mountains of New England. We lived in a rustic (at least, that was our perception) cabin, in what was advertised as country, outdoors living. It was “roughing it” in a wooded paradise far different than our existence in New York City.
CLACKAMAS, OREGON--An updated national scorecard released today that ranks states on their performance on Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) again places Oregon among the top three states that out-perform others in the delivery of services and supports to older adults and people with disabilities.
Yes there’s more snow coming — much of Cape Cod is already getting blanketed — this storm differs in that it’s bringing a threesome of unpleasantness: The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning, along with a Wind Chill Advisory, and a Hazardous Weather Outlook for much of Massachusetts, from Tuesday, Jan. 21 through 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.
More North Dakotans 65 and older and homeowners of any age with a disability are now eligible for the Homestead Property Tax Credit because of a major expansion approved by the 2013 North Dakota Legislature.
Earlier this year hundreds of Wisconsinites helped us urge Governor Walker to be fair and include funding for Family Care expansion in his 2013-15 state budget. Even though he didn’t listen, we’re not giving up and neither should you.
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