U.S. Congress: Address financing for long-term services and supports
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U.S. Congress: Address financing for long-term services and supports

    1. Petition by

      Advance CLASS

Long-term services and supports should offer consumers access to a broad array of support options, with an emphasis on home and community-based supportive services, as well as residential options, as needed. Our current system forces people to spend down into poverty before receiving the help they need, fails to provide realistic opportunities for personal planning, and fails to provide adequate support to families and other caregivers.  America can and must do better.

We urge Congress to create broader access and flexible and more affordable long-term services and supports options.

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    1. Reached 9,000 signatures
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    Reasons for signing

    • Kathryn Rose BURKE, VA
      • 4 months ago

      I have a sister with a disability who should have access to services and supports without being impoverished. She should be able to get a raise.

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    • BARBARA CAINE MADISON, IN
      • 4 months ago

      IM DISABLED WITH SCI AND NEED HELP BADLY. KNOW WHAT ITS LIKE TO GO THRU LIFE WITH KNOWING 100'S PEOPLE BUT NO HELP, SO NEED PROFESSIONAL PD HELP, WONT GO INTO NURSING HOME, WORKED SEVERAL AND KNOW WHAT PEOPLE WHO CANT FIGHT FOR THEMSELVES GET TREATED LIKE.

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    • Susan Petrone WARWICK, RI
      • 4 months ago

      I have MS

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    • Sandra Barbknecht FORT WAYNE, IN
      • 5 months ago

      A local man chose to be taken off life support rather than live with his spinal cord injury. Another local man was sent home from ICU in a diaper because his insurance ran out. He was not given any tools or guidance for independent living.

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    • Joyce Steiner PFLUGERVILLE, TX
      • 6 months ago

      Housing and transportation

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