This weekend, communities across the nation and throughout the world will unite to observe World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. In Louisiana, Governor Bobby Jindal proclaimed June 15, 2014 as Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
Report to the House of Representatives Louisiana State Legislature - March 15, 2013. The report was produced as a result of a six month study of long term care financing, including: research, analysis, presentations from subject matter experts, debate, discussion and dialogue among the members and stakeholders. The methodology of the work of the study group utilized consensus decision-making. While participants may not necessarily agree with every statement within the report, the report does reflect the overall consensus of the study group.
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) reminds the public that it is hosting a series of public meetings next week to gather input about its proposal to transition people receiving long-term supports and services through the Medicaid program to a model of managed care.
The Department of Health and Hospitals is hosting a series of public meetings to gather input about its proposal to transition people receiving long supports and services through the Medicaid program to a model of managed care.
Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Kathy Kliebert was joined by advocates for individuals with disabilities on Thursday as she announced $10 million in funding in Governor Jindal’s proposed upcoming fiscal year's budget, which will dramatically expand access to home and community-based services for some of Louisiana's most vulnerable residents.
Be prepared for the flu! More than 90 percent of seasonal flu-related deaths occur in those 65 and older!