Living With Alzheimer’s: A Look At The Life Of A CaregiverThey are often the people most affected by a cruel disease, the caregivers of Alzheimer's patients.
State To Implement Stiffer Checks For CaregiversBy January, every new worker who cares for children, the elderly and other vulnerable populations at home or in state-licensed facilities will be required to be fingerprinted and photographed. It's part of a new law that intensifies criminal background checks for Minnesota caregivers.
Lawmakers Back Caregivers Seeking State Rate BumpCaregivers for the elderly and disabled scored a major victory Monday when lawmakers from both parties in the Minnesota House and Senate committed to a 5 percent state rate increase aimed at preserving quality care for more than 92,000 people.
Minn. Caregivers For Disabled, Elderly Seek Boost Caregivers for the elderly and disabled got a head start Tuesday on lobbying Minnesota lawmakers to approve a 5 percent rate increase for home and community based services, using a rally attended by hundreds and presided over by supportive legislators.
Disabled, Caregivers Protest Possible Budget Cuts At CapitolHundreds of people with disabilities and their caregivers were also at the state capitol Tuesday protesting possible budget cuts.