Colorado Senior Lobby Newsletter
December eNewsletter – CLICK HERE
- Be sure to read the 2018 Legislative Preview by Ed Shackelford, President Colorado Senior Lobby – CLICK HERE
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December Article Highlight
2018 Legislative Preview from Colorado Senior Lobby
By Ed Shackelford, President Colorado Senior Lobby
“The legislative session for 2018 will commence on January 10, 2018. Everyone comes with an agenda. But in the end it is about allocation of resources.
As the Colorado Senior Lobby (CSL) approaches the session, we will be evaluating all submitted legislation to determine the impact on seniors and the services they rely on.
State expenditures for senior services, the major cost begins as a person approaches the age of 80. This is when a person’s need for in-home care or assisted living or nursing home care is most likely to start. Other services include (but are not limited to), nutrition, transportation, reliable, affordable housing, end of life expenses, and medical/prescription expenses not covered by Medicare…”
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“You have one of the most tremendous resources before you today which is an organization tuned into your issues that will actually take the time to train you how to be a citizen lobbyist. I really encourage you to take advantage of it …”Rachel Zenzinger, Senate District 19