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What Today’s Seniors Need ?

A lot of talk centers around ideas regarding what today’s seniors need and want. And many times, when people talk about what’s best for seniors and their needs today, the conversation gets steered to what works best for family members and other loved ones. 453 more words

Senior Care

Under court order, DHS will restore in-home care services

The department has been sued by families of patients with intellectual or developmental disabilities who had services cut by the state.

The Oregon Department of Human Services will temporarily restore previous levels of in-home care services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities under a court order won by plaintiffs who filed a federal lawsuit contesting recent cuts. 13 more words

Portland Tribune

Oregon DHS Sued Over Reducing In-Home Care Hours

A group of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities filed a class-action lawsuit Monday against the Oregon’s Department of Human Services.

Source: Oregon DHS Sued Over Reducing In-Home Care Hours . News | OPB

OPB - Oregon Public Broadcasting

Lawsuit: Oregon home care cuts violate disabilities act

Thousands of Oregonians with disabilities use services

Oregonians with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families argue in a federal lawsuit filed just after 5 p.m. 73 more words

Bend Bulletin

People with disabilities sue DHS for cutting in-home care

A 9-year-old autistic boy who needs help eating, communicating, cleaning himself and using the bathroom — and requires an adult to calm him during emotional outbursts — was entitled to 162 hours of state care in his home last summer. 12 more words

The Oregonian

In-Home Care and How You Can Help a Loved One

The conversation surrounding the need for in-home care for a family member or friend can often be a tough one to have. Most people don’t want to conclude that care is needed and many times, we are afraid to share our concerns for a loved one. 589 more words


Caregiver Burnout

In today’s fast paced world many people are juggling the responsibilities of a full-time job and being a caregiver to someone they love. You can become torn between your commitment to work and your commitment to caring for an elderly person. 217 more words