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Making the Case for Aging in Place

Making the Case for Aging in Place

North Carolina’s Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly looks to expand into rural areas. State government has applied the brakes...

June 30, 2015 with 2 Comments
Medical Tax Exemption Gets Restored in House Budget

Medical Tax Exemption Gets Restored in House Budget

Republican lawmakers are reconsidering some of the measures passed under tax reform in 2013. By Rose Hoban When Leila Hamilton retired from..

May 19, 2015
NCGA House Health and Human Services Budget: First Look

NCGA House Health and Human Services Budget: First Look

House lawmakers released the first draft of their 2015-17 budget proposals Thursday morning. We take a look at the health and human..

May 15, 2015
Act Allows People with Disabilities to be More ABLE

Act Allows People with Disabilities to be More ABLE

A bill filed this week would allow for people with disabilities and their families to save without the fear of losing their other benefits...

March 25, 2015
New Federal Rule Will Extend Medical Leave Rights to Same-Sex Couples In All States

New Federal Rule Will Extend Medical Leave Rights to Same-Sex Couples In All States

By Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News Starting March 27, legally married same-sex couples will be able to take unpaid time off to care for..

March 9, 2015
Group Home Funding Runs Dry

Group Home Funding Runs Dry

Without adequate funds, group homes for people with mental health and developmental disabilities are at risk of closure. By Rose Hoban..

February 23, 2015
Lawmakers Look to Support People with Traumatic Brain Injury

Lawmakers Look to Support People with Traumatic Brain Injury

People in North Carolina with traumatic brain injury are closer to getting more state funds for treatment. By Rose Hoban Becky and Larry..

December 4, 2014
Clubhouse Offers Support, Lessons in Advocacy for Brain Injured

Clubhouse Offers Support, Lessons in Advocacy for Brain Injured

People with brain injuries find help and fellowship at a program in Raleigh. By Brenda Porter-Rockwell Editor’s Note: Because of the..

October 2, 2014
Hospitals, Adult Care Homes Big Losers in Budget

Hospitals, Adult Care Homes Big Losers in Budget

As the North Carolina Senate approves the state budget for the upcoming year, some members of the health care community are smarting from..

August 1, 2014
Advocates for Seniors, Disabled Rail Against Senate Medicaid Cuts

Advocates for Seniors, Disabled Rail Against Senate Medicaid Cuts

The budget passed by the Senate last week would cut funding for Medicaid services that keep people in their homes. Advocates came to the..

June 4, 2014
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