Mass 2014 Budget on Gov's Desk

posted Jul 3, 2013, 1:17 PM by Frank Baskin   [ updated Jul 3, 2013, 1:20 PM ]
The Mass legislature passed a 2014 budget which includes provisions for elders. That includes full funding for the Personal Needs Allowance(PNA) and bed hold for....FOR MORE CLICK TITLE. . nursing and rest home residents; Funding for home care and ECOP(which should eliminate the wait lists); Increased funding for protective services;  Increased funding for senior centers. Regrettably. there is no funding for Geriatric Mental Health. Efforts are underway to address this lack of appropriate and accessible services.