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News and information from the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging on behalf of Ranking Member .
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KenCrest Aug 5
Thank you & for advocating for programs and services.
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Peter Morley Aug 5
At least 62,000 residents and workers in long-term care settings have died from COVID-19, accounting for more than 40% of deaths nationwide, yet the GOP's so-called HEALS Act FAILS to address the crisis in our nursing homes. What happened to ?💔
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Peter Morley Aug 5
More than 2.5 million older adults and people w/disabilities rely on home and community-based services (), with over 800,000 on wait lists. WITHOUT additional funding from Congress, many providers will have no choice but to shut their doors.
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Senator Bob Casey Aug 5
At least 62,000 residents and workers in long-term care settings have died from COVID-19, accounting for more than 40% of deaths nationwide, yet the GOP's so-called HEALS Act fails to address the crisis in our nursing homes. What happened to ?
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AUCD Aug 5
from New York speaks out about why we must invest in to make sure during #
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NCOA Aug 5
More than 2.5 MILLION older adults and people with disabilities rely on home and community-based services ()—over 800k are on wait lists. Tell to provide funds to keep them healthy at home and out of nursing homes:
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Peter Morley Aug 5
Medicaid covers over 75M, including 40% of children & nearly 2/3 of nursing home residents. Yet the GOP HEALS Act does NOTHING to strengthen what is a lifeline during the coronavirus pandemic. Any future relief bill MUST strengthen
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James E. Clyburn Aug 5
Americans with disabilities and nursing home residents need our help to survive the pandemic. The GOP HEALS Act is not enough. The next relief bill must expand , address the crisis in nursing homes, and fund home and community-based services.
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Rep. Anna G. Eshoo Aug 5
Nursing homes have been devastated by the pandemic: at least 62k residents and workers have lost their lives to . I introduced w/ the Nursing Home COVID-19 Protection and Prevention Act to provide $20B to protect residents and workers.
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Brain Injury Assoc. Aug 5
HCBS funding has been important for Daniel, from Homewood, AL. He has used it to help him stay employed at a law firm and train for marathons. He knows funding is very important for all individuals with disabilities who want to be independent.
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Justice in Aging Aug 5
At least 62,000 residents and workers in long-term care settings have died from COVID-19, accounting for more than 40% of deaths nationwide, yet the GOP's so-called HEALS Act fails to address the crisis in our nursing homes. What happened to ?
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CAPDisability Aug 5
More than 2.5 million older adults and people with disabilities rely on home and community-based services (HCBS). Over 800,000 people are on wait lists. Unless Congress boosts HCBS funding, many more people will be at risk of institutionalization.
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Justice in Aging Aug 5
Medicaid covers over 75 million people, including 40% of children & nearly 2/3 of nursing home residents. Yet the GOP HEALS Act does nothing to strengthen what is a lifeline during the coronavirus pandemic. Any future relief bill MUST strengthen .
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Sen. Maggie Hassan Aug 5
.'s relief bill leaves our nation's most vulnerable out to dry. Any future relief legislation must protect high-risk groups by strengthening and funding home and community-based services. We must leave .
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CAP Health Aug 5
More than 2.5 million older adults and people with disabilities rely on home and community-based services (), with over 800,000 on wait lists. Without additional funding from Congress, many providers will have no choice but to shut their doors.
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Senator Bob Casey Aug 5
With older adults & people with disabilities at higher risk of complications, the Senate GOP is pushing: ❌ unprecedented & unconstitutional immunity provisions ❌ eliminating federal employment & civil rights protections ❌ ‘three martini lunches’
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Brain Injury Assoc. Aug 5
Replying to @biaamerica
Join us in advocating for seniors, Americans with disabilities, nursing home residents, and other at-risk populations who need our help to get through this pandemic. Use to tweet!
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SocialSecurityWorks Aug 5
With older adults & people with disabilities at higher risk of complications, the next relief bill must include funding to support nursing homes, long-term care facilities and home and community-based services (). The GOP HEALS Act is flat footed.
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Senator Bob Casey Aug 5
Seniors, Americans with disabilities, nursing home residents and other at-risk populations need our help to get through this pandemic. Congress MUST pass legislation that: ✅ strengthens ✅ addresses the crisis in our nursing homes ✅ funds
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SocialSecurityWorks Aug 5
At least 62,000 residents and workers in long-term care settings have died from COVID-19, accounting for more than 40% of deaths nationwide, yet the GOP's so-called HEALS Act fails to address the crisis in our nursing homes. What happened to ?
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