On a foggy morning, Angela Wynn heads into the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina. Normally, she’d be starting a day of work as a housekeeper here. But today, she’s at the school for a different reason. She’s here to learn how to cut out wood blanks from Richard Carter, a longtime Brasstown Carver.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A rally took place at the West Virginia State Capitol Today to draw attention to issues with in-home care services.
A coalition of groups including the AARP, West Virginia Partnership for Elder Living and the Alzheimer’s Association sponsored the rally to highlight the freeze on a program that allows seniors and the disabled to receive care in their homes.
A news release says the Aged and Disabled Waiver program currently serves more than seven thousand West Virginians.
But currently there is a freeze and more than two thousand applicants are on a waiting list. The groups want the legislature to lift the freeze and eliminate the waiting list.