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Archive for Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Legislative forum to focus on issues facing seniors, including Medicare, Medicaid cuts

September 30, 2008

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The Interagency Network for Aging will host a legislative forum from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

The forum will be moderated by Judy Bellome, CEO of Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation, and Hospice Care.

Seventeen local, county and state legislators and candidates will answer questions on a variety of topics including funding cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, consolidation of services and how seniors are taken into consideration in economic development planning.

Registration for attendees begins at 1:30 p.m. and pre-registration is recommended. Contact Sandra Kelly-Allen at 843-3060 to pre-register.

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