State Rep. opposes cuts to adult day-care

home care interview

Home care provider Kevin and his consumer.

Members and state officials heard testimony from residents and workers at the Addus Adult Day Center Evergreen Club in Mt. Vernon yesterday. Read the account of the visit that was printed in the Mt. Vernon Register-News where State Rep. Terri Bryant, R-Murphysboro,  pledged to “work towards the funding to keep places like this going” and promised to work hard to “bring both sides together and come back to the table (to) try to find the money.”

Adult day care facilities like Addus allows seniors and adults with disabilities to get the daily care they need so that they can live at home, a much less costly option than a full-time nursing home.

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