Stories tagged: "elder care"

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‘We Have to Do More’: How Michigan Is Investing in its Senior Residents

From meal assistance to eliminating the pension tax, here is a look at what Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been working on to support seniors across the state. 

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New Legislation Would Protect Older Michiganders from Abuse by Conservators

More than a hundred Michiganders studied the issue of elder abuse for two years. Now, they're ready to make their recommendations.

Meet MI Leaders: Kyra Bolden Speaks Boldly on Race, Gender, and Age

Rep. Kyra Harris Bolden's willingness to speak frankly and honestly about uncomfortable issues has earned her cheers from both sides of the aisle.

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has a first-of-its-kind plan for caregivers in the United States (graphic by Tania Lili).
Joe Biden’s Plan for Caregivers Is ‘First of Its Kind’ From a Presidential Candidate

Biden’s caregiver proposal is the most wide-ranging care policy ever proposed by a major party’s presidential nominee, according to experts.

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Debbie Dingell: Biden Will Take Care Of Your Family Like His Own. I Know From Experience.

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell shares how the vice president’s compassion for her late husband shows how he’d treat Michigan’s seniors as president of the United States.

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The Alarming Reality of America’s Elder Care Crisis

Many people believe Medicare will cover long-term care costs, such as fees associated with going into a nursing home. It doesn't.