(WGGB/WSHM) - Western Mass News is getting answers as Massachusetts lawmakers are working to pass a bill that would strengthen protections for wheelchair users in the state as many often find themselves in need of repairs without a replacement.
“I would not have any other option than going to an old manual chair or staying in bed because if I don’t have the chair, it will take forever to repair,” said Carmen Rosado.
Most of us have heard horrible stories about elders being physically and sexually abused in nursing homes. The Atty. Gen.’s office wants to make the perpetrators pay for these heinous crimes! Below you will see additional fines for criminals who abuse elders in nursing homes. In addition we have attached testimony in support of this bill.
I’m writing to bring you up to date on the Estate Recovery bills. First, thanks to all of you who reached out to your state representatives and senators in support of both bills when they were in the Joint Committee on Healthcare Financing.
Our combined efforts paid off and both bills were merged and reported out favorably to House Ways and Means. You can find a quick link here.
The Springfield Museums present Sensory Friendly Saturdays, the second Saturday of each month, 9 am to 11 am, starting May 8. Sensory Friendly Saturdays provide less noise, less bright light, and cool-down spaces for those who have sensory sensitivity.