Baby boomers in need of in home supports.
A view from my chair
In Home care for Disabled and Elderly Baby Boomers must read
Call Washington DC and leave message for your senators as they make critical decisions on health care for disabled and elderly. Many elderly and disabled want to stay in their homes and need support by caregivers. Encourage your representative to keep funding the programs that allow you to remain in your home and not be sent to assisted living or nursing homes. Many baby boomers will need this home support to stay in their homes, its cheaper to serve people at home as opposed to sending to assisted living or nursing homes
The number to call in Washington dc is 866-281-7219, the Arc of the USA is trying to get us to light up the switchboards in Washington. Get weekly alerts from The ARC of the United States. This keeps you updated on all legislation regarding disabled and elderly bills that are being considered that are critical to our population.
Say you are calling to support the Home and Community based service sand to address the medicaid institutional bias (sending people to nursing homes or assisted living instead of serving at home ) and wait lists.
Say you support the Community First Choice Option for community services assistance services and support.
You can make a difference. We all can be a voice. Speak now or someday you may be disabled or elderly and want to stay in your own home to receive help in personal assistance, shopping, transportation, in home aid. Baby boomers you must plan for your future. We are living longer and these services are vital. Did you know that a child born today will live to one hundred. Do it for your children and their children.
Book about a care giver and her elderly patient by Diane DeVillers
Books by Diane DeVillers
Growing Bolder site for Boomers
This is a wonderful site that has all sorts of information about what baby boomer generation people are doing all over the USA. Insightful news stories, forums where they ask questions like "What would you do to make the world a better place. Check it out on the link below
National Association of Baby Boomer Women
Check out this website the national association of baby boomer women with all sorts of connections and information about what's happening in the world of boomer women.
Get on action alerts for Legislation about Disability, elderly and Baby Boomer info on in home care
Get on the Arc of the United States action alerts that send you updates about Legislation in Washington DC on issues that concern disabled, elderly and baby boomer topics. Get involved by calling or sending emails to your Senators before they are to vote on important bills that could affect you.