GERIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH LINE ITEM

posted Mar 18, 2013, 6:30 AM by Frank Baskin   [ updated Mar 18, 2013, 6:34 AM ]
During 2007- '08 there was funds for geriatric mental health services in the Mass State budget(9110-1640). It has been empty since then. That funding...FOR MORE CLICK TITLE... generated demonstration projects many of which provided direct services - often mobile and/or in a community - for elders. The Mass Elder Advocacy Coalition(MEAC) has developed a strategy to re-store those funds
($ 350,000) . Letters have been sent to Chairs of both the House and Senate Ways and Means Committees. Contacts have also been made with various members of the State legislature and some support from representatives has given..
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