W.Va. Legislature hears concerns on funding for Senior Centers, family care-givers

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.

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