JONES,SHIRLEY-JONES,LOU AND O'BRIEN.
DAGING-FAMILY CAREGIVR SUPPORT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Family Caregiver Support Act. Provides that the
Department on Aging shall identify supportive services that are
directly related to the provision of care to a functionally dependent
older adult or other adult suffering from dementia. These services
include benefits counseling, caregiver counseling, education,
training, and reimbursement to primary caregivers whose households
financially qualify for assistance under the Act for expenses incurred
in helping functionally dependent older adults or other adults
suffering from dementia.
FISCAL NOTE (Department on Aging)
Fiscal impact would be $164,750 plus grant costs.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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