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Mental health, child advocates push to restore state funding cut in 2017

adding the reductions led some people to lose their long-term targeted case managers. “If someone is unable to stabilize, they’re admitted into the Montana state hospital system.” Now, Windecker wants ... read more

Guest opinion: Montana seniors still suffer state budget cuts

At this point in the 2017 legislative session, those who worked with seniors and people with disabilities were shaken to the core. The governor had proposed large cuts to programs in the Senior and ... read more

Cutting funding for Montana's elderly is unconscionable

A legislative appropriations subcommittee recently voted to slice the budget of the Department of Public Health and Human Services by $93.4 million over the next two years, with the largest chunk ... read more

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Big Tobacco’s toll on Montana veterans, seniors

As the volunteer AARP Montana state president ... Initiative 185 will provide needed funds for long-term care services and supports to help seniors stay in their own homes as they age. It also seeks ... read more


Advocates for the elderly preparing to fight for lost funding, new protections

Advocates for Missouri’s seniors will have their hands full in this year’s legislative session defending current programs, trying to secure lost funding and pushing for new protections for the elderly ... read more

Lines drawn on Montana health care budget

HELENA — A budget rift between Democrats and Republicans over health care spending began unfolding Wednesday, as the state's health director urged lawmakers to consider the human consequences of ... read more

Gov. Noem to address nursing home funding crisis in S.D.

Kristi Noem will discuss the under-funding of South Dakota ... annual funding shortfall for long-term care facilities across the state. Randy Bury, president of the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan ... read more

Guest view: Seniors, caregivers are still playing catch-up after cuts

Early in the 2017 legislative session, advocates for seniors and people with disabilities were shaken to the core. The governor had proposed large cuts to programs in the Senior and Long Term Care ... read more

Report says Medicaid funding shortfalls causing nursing homes to close

Far behind neighboring states The senior ... care,” Ginther said. “We’re not going to have the long-term support available for them.” The HCCI has proposed a series of legislative fixes, the ... read more

Panel cuts $93 million from DPPHS budget; critics warn cuts will harm seniors

HELENA — A legislative appropriations panel voted Wednesday to cut the budget of the ... The state agency said its Senior and Long Term Care Division provides a number of services to help thousands of ... read more

Seniors are still playing catch-up after cuts

At this time in the 2017 legislative session, those who worked with seniors and people with disabilities were shaken to the core. The governor had proposed large cuts to programs in the Senior and ... read more

Finland cut its suicide rate in half. Now a Billings professor is going to study how they did it.

Within a decade, the Northern European country that has much in common with Montana cut that rate nearly in half ... “But we also have to look at causing long-term change.” Honea plans to evaluate ... read more



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