As Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) prepares his state budget proposal for 2016-17, AARP is urging him to increase funding for services that can help more New Yorkers stay in their homes as they age. In 2014, about 10,000 state residents were on waiting lists for in-home services, up from about 7,000 in 2013. In-home assistance with meals, bathing and other tasks can help people avoid or delay moving into expensive nursing homes.
A Family Caregiver Conference is scheduled in Poplar Bluff on Friday, November 6, 2015. From 8:30 a.m. until 1:00p p.m. The Fellowship General Baptist Church, 3581 N. Westwood Blvd., will be the backdrop for the conference.
AARP is hosting a series of listening sessions in communities around our three largest cities – Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati – to hear our members’ ideas, concerns and thoughts about key issues that impact Ohioans age 50 and over.
Despite some cutbacks in the state budget, AARP Michigan and other advocacy groups helped preserve state spending for services that help adults stay in their homes as they age.
The Silver Key Coalition, an organization formed a year ago to advocate for a remedy to Michigan’s chronic wait list problem for senior in-home services, has been named the winner of the 2014 Stephen J. Gools Award for Social Change sponsored by AARP Michigan.
As families gather for the holidays, AARP Indiana is encouraging folks to assess their current caregiving plans. In 2011, 1.34 million Hoosiers provided unpaid care for a loved one, placing the economic value of their help at $9.4 billion. Nationwide, one in four adults provides such unpaid care.
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