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CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION SECURES FEDERAL FUNDING TO HELP PEOPLE WITH DISABLIBILITIES MOVE FROM INSTITUTIONS TO INDEPENDENCE

arly $1 Million in Funds to Provide Disabled with Rental Assistance and Supportive Services

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Colorado Department of Human Services

The State Unit on Aging is dedicated to keeping seniors independent in their homes through the delivery of services funded by the Older Americans Act and Older Coloradans Act programs. The State Unit on Aging works closely with 16 Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) to create a comprehensive package of community services.

The following services are available through the Older Americans Act and Older Coloradans Act programs:

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Governor Cuomo Announces Medicaid Redesign Web Site to Track Progress and Invite Public Participation

The Medicaid Redesign Team has been tasked by Governor Cuomo to find ways to reduce costs and increase quality and efficiency in the Medicaid program for the upcoming 2011-12 Fiscal Year. As part of its work, the Team is seeking ideas from the public at large, the health care workforce, and experts in health care delivery and insurance, economics, business, consumer rights and other relevant areas.

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GRANDPARENTS RAISING AND NURTURING DEPENDENT CHILDREN

The Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities operates Joining Generations in recognition of the many benefits of bringing together younger and older persons. Over the years, Joining Generations has dealt with various intergenerational issues. Currently, Joining Generations is focusing its resources on providing support to grandparents and relative caregivers who are raising others’ children.

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California Health and Human Services Agency

SCAN provides all services in the Medi-Cal State Plan; including home and community based services to SCAN members who are assessed at the Nursing Facility Level of Care and nursing home custodial care, following the member in the nursing facility.

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New york City Department of Aging

Protect Yourself from Real Estate Fraud
The Department of Finance and the Financial Crime Task Force (a Division of the Office of the Criminal Justice Coordinator) has implemented a new program to help deter real estate fraud. This program will let you know when a document is recorded against your property without your knowledge.

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New Jersey Senior Gold Prescription Discount Program

Senior Gold Prescription Discount Program (Senior Gold) is a State-funded prescription program with a different co-payment structure and income eligibility guidelines than those of PAAD.

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