Dementia http://wunc.org en Proposal Would Extend Medicaid Coverage For Alzheimer's And Dementia http://wunc.org/post/proposal-would-extend-medicaid-coverage-alzheimers-and-dementia <p>A committee in the state House is considering a measure to extend Medicaid coverage for people who have Alzheimer's and dementia.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 11:44:00 +0000 Will Michaels 13354 at http://wunc.org Lawmakers Pass Group Home Fix http://wunc.org/post/lawmakers-pass-group-home-fix <p>State lawmakers have passed a bill that would provide emergency funding to maintain care for group home residents across the state.</p><p>Legislators in the Senate voted unanimously to approve House Bill 5 yesterday. It will allow group home residents and patients in special dementia units to remain where they are for now. The bill specifies that a 40 million dollar pot of money that's already being used for adult care home residents can also be used to help group home residents.</p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 10790 at http://wunc.org Lawmakers Pass Group Home Fix