The legislation would provide that the name of a family caregiver is recorded when a loved one is admitted into a hospital or rehabilitation facility; that a family caregiver is notified if the loved one is to be discharged to another facility or back home; and that the hospital or rehabilitation facility must provide an explanation and live instruction of the medical tasks - such as medication management, injections, wound care and transfers - that a family caregiver will perform at home.
Increases the Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled and Children (EAEDC) Grant. Raises personal asset limit from $250 to $2500.
An Act to create increased eligibility for home care services for the elderly
Allows home care to serve "near-poor" elders with income between $26,168 but below $35,010.
This bill would slightly alter the current Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Abatement by simply linking the amount of money that seniors can work off of their property tax to minimum wage
Provides tax exemptions for paraplegic veterans.
This bill would enable veterans traveling to medical appointments to ride public transportation at no cost. The veteran would be required to present evidence of the specific appointment.