The West Virginia Directors of Senior and Community Services (WVDSCS) met with lawmakers to discuss its legislative agenda Thursday. The Association told legislators and members of the media of the need for an increase in reimbursement funding for necessary services like meal delivery and in-home care.
AARP West Virginia: Survey shows support for senior programs
By Erica Young
West Virginia Press Association Capitol Reporter
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Advocates voiced their concern Wednesday for West Virginia legislative funding necessary for key programs to serve West Virginia’s senior citizens.
Speaking Wednesday at the State Capitol, Bill Carpenter, president of West Virginia Directors of Senior and Community Services, said programs such as meal delivery and family caregivers need additional funding.
Representatives from AARP West Virginia spoke Wednesday about a recent survey on possible programs for senior citizens throughout the state.