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Medicaid rolls expected to grow when ACA kicks in

...Medicaid budget, or 54.3 percent; senior and disability services is next at 32.1 percent, and behavioral health...percent down.However, spending for senior and disability services increased 2.7 percent, from $43,652 to...

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Local care provider ends assistance program

...Changes in state regulations have cut the amount of service hours some consumers receive, she said. Senior & Disability Services sends social workers and registered nurses to assess the needs of individuals, a kind of preliminary evaluation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-11-24/local-care-provider-ends-assistance-
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A rally for disability services: Community members participate in statewide promotion

...administration the coalition took its first trip to Juneau because public service funding had been cut that provided disability services to Alaskans. "Over the years we've been pretty successful in making a change for families," Haas said. The...

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Supporters rally for services

During the annual Key Coalition rally, more than 20 people gathered to advocate for better disability services Thursday outside of the legislative information office in Kenai. Hope Community Resources staff, volunteers, people with disabilities...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-02-22/supporters-rally-for-services
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Advocacy group rallies in Soldotna

...Hope Community Resources administrative assistant, adding that the state hasn't increased its funding for disability services in four years. "Several people have minor to major disabilities and they're on a waiting list because of state...

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...9 a.m. The conference is sponsored by the Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Seniors and Disability Services, University of Alaska Anchorage, Center for Human Development, Alaska Geriatric Education Center, the Senior...

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Moratorium could force some elderly out of assisted living

...only do this for so long -- not that I don't want to," she said. Rebecca Hilgendorf, director of Senior and Disability Services with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, said the state was notified of the moratorium June 26...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072109/new_467089056.shtml
Disagreement carries over into annual meeting

...Mental Health Trust, the Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education-Youth Issues, and senior and disability services. Also to be discussed will be how a grant recently acquired through Aging and Disability Resource Center will...

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...9 a.m. The conference is sponsored by the Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Seniors and Disability Services, University of Alaska Anchorage, Center for Human Development, Alaska Geriatric Education Center, the Senior...

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...9 a.m. The conference is sponsored by the Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Seniors and Disability Services, University of Alaska Anchorage, Center for Human Development, Alaska Geriatric Education Center, the Senior...

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