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Terkel Jan 31, 12:26 p.m.
Winston, I asked that yesterday. Why can't they tap that 37.9 B they "found" like they always do at the 11th hour?
See why govt dependence turns out so badly? Not that I'm faulting these patients or their families, I get they were counting on this. All I can say is, Watch, learn, and REMEMBER. And if you don't make provisions for yourself and loved ones, don't come squawking about how the govt doesn't "care". Their role is not to care, it's to keep the State operating. It's YOUR role to care.
Winston Jan 31, 11:50 a.m.
Let me get this straight. EVERY person suffering from Alzheimer's or a mental illness, should be supported with housing and professional help by govt. monies? I just DON'T see the monies to satisfy this. Do you? If yes, where's it at and/or where would you like it come from???????
Terkel Jan 31, 11:02 a.m.
It's a "fix", but it's not!
"The bill provides a temporary fix through July 1...The bill does not address a separate problem for Alzheimer's patients who are living in special care units."
But these are the people that are most at risk...I thought.
sarascompton Jan 31, 11:02 a.m.
The alzheimer's portion is a major issue across the state. The lack of attention and resolution to this will put vulnerable and very ill patients (they ARE patients) in desperate situations - even the possiblity of them becoming homeless on the streets. Until you walk these shoes, you have no idea how bad it is.
momeeee Jan 31, 10:58 a.m.
Published: 2008-01-11 14:37:00
Updated: 2010-06-21 13:53:03