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Chicago: Seniors Protest Cuts To Home Care

Nearly two-dozen people were arrested in Chicago today for protesting cuts to programs designed for the elderly. Hundreds of seniors voiced their concerns about Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s plan to cut home care services in an effort to help balance the state’s budget. Twenty-two protestors were arrested after blocking North Michigan Avenue, one of Chicago’s busiest streets, WGN-TV reporter and Life Matters Media […]

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Volunteers Help Incapacitated Adults With No Family Or Friends

Incapacitated adults without family or friends benefit from volunteer surrogates that act as medical decision-makers and patient advocates before, during and after hospitalization, according to findings from an innovative program to train surrogates. Adults without surrogates are often estranged from family, face abuse and neglect, and are at high risk of receiving unnecessary medical treatments […]

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