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Urge state to support disabled

 

November 21, 2018



Editor:

Approximately 2,900 seniors and people with disabilities in Linn, Benton, and Lincoln Counties use State-funded services for everyday necessities like transportation, meal preparation, toileting, medication management, and bathing.

These services, provided in their own home or a community-based care community, increase quality of life, help maintain dignity, and reduce costs related to injury, illness, and hospitalization.

The number of people accessing aging services is growing each year as the 65-and-older population increases. The need to continue to fund the care of our neighbo...



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