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April 4, 2012
National Healthcare Decisions DaySet for April 16
Elk Grove,California –TheElk Grove Association of Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly, along with other national, state and communityorganizations, are leading a massive effort to highlight the importance ofadvance healthcare decision-making—an effort that has culminated in the formaldesignation of April 16 as National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD).
Are you a Veteran, over 65 years ofage, needing financial assistance for care? Surviving Spouses may also qualify! Application process is FREE.
Congress has allocated funding forwartime Veterans and their surviving spouses called the VeteransAdministration’s Aid and Attendance Improved Pension Plan. Also known as “VA Aid and Attendance”, thisprogram is available to wartime veterans and surviving spouses who have“In-Home Care” or who live in “Assisted Living Communities”. The City of Elk Grove has over 800 qualifiedbeds located in Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly.