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The Next Step In Maine’s Universal Home Care Campaign

The arguments against Questions 1 were predominately about taxes, not elder home care. The head of the Maine Republican Party said.

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Cracks In The Elderly Home Care System

“The Massachusetts home care system is beginning to crack,” says a new report from the Home Care Aide Council of Massachusetts, “and will crumble if nothing is done to address the major threats.” By Al Norman “The Massachusetts home care system is beginning to crack,” says a new report from the Home Care Aide Council […]

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Family Caregivers: New Services, Technologies Help With Aging At Home

There is nothing quite as devastating for many older people as having to leave the comfort of home because of poor health or limited mobility.

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Colin Campbell at his home in Covina, Calif., on Dec. 18, 2017. Campbell was diagnosed with ALS eight years ago. He has Medicare due to his disability but can't use it for home care and instead is paying $4,000 a month for that service. His adjustable wheelchair allows him to recline, which makes breathing easier. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)

Home Care Agencies Often Wrongly Deny Medicare Help To The Chronically Il

Colin Campbell needs help dressing, bathing and moving between his bed and his wheelchair.

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Fighting to come home, one woman’s journey

Last month I wrote about a 70-year-old friend of mine with diabetes who fought to return home after a hospitalization, instead of going to a rehab. Well, it has happened again.

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Bay State seniors to rally at State House for more supports

More than 300 seniors from across the state will go office-by-office in the State House on ELDER LEAP DAY Feb. 29 to warn lawmakers that the state needs to take a “budget leap” to deal with the 46 percent increase in the elder population. The state’s elderly population will swell by 360,000 between 2010 and […]

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