West Virginia is pressing to expand the Medicaid Aged and Disabled Waiver Program, which helps state residents continue to live at home as they age, rather than moving into a nursing home or assisted living facility.
Hawaii has one of the nation’s highest percentages of residents 85 and older, and as the population ages, the pool of potential caregivers is projected to decline.
As part of a coalition, AARP Vermont is calling on state officials to invest more money in home- and community-based services, which help people continue to live at home as they age.
In a move applauded by AARP, Gov. Tom Corbett (R) boosted funding for home- and community-based services with an additional $50 million from lottery proceeds in
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