Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s latest Budget Plan calls for funding cuts and drastic changes that are harmful to Connecticut seniors and family caregivers who help their loved ones remain at home as they age. Right now, state legislators are reviewing these harmful cuts in senior services. Please join our fight to help seniors live independently and support the family caregivers who make it possible for them to stay in their homes. Send an email to the Governor and your state legislators today!
AARP Connecticut released the statement below from State Advocacy Director Claudio Gualtieri, in response to Governor Malloy’s proposed State Budget cuts to the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders (CHCPE) and Alzheimer's Respite Program. The Governor has proposed more than doubling the current cost-share for clients of the CHCPE from 7% to 15%, and closing access to Level 1 of the program for new clients, as well as cutting funding by more than $500,000 for the Respite care Program:
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