Aging Population

  • Through her work since 2005 on the House Aging committee and on the Study Commission on Aging, Alice Bordsen helped our district and our state prepare to meet the needs of our booming senior population.
  • Alice introduced successful initiative to make nursing home care safer and more affordable for seniors.
  • One important measure previously sponsored by Alice would implement a rating system for adult care homes, giving families a guide to finding a place for their aging relatives.
  • Alice supported an increase in the Long Term Care insurance tax credit and an increase in funding to the Home and Community Care Block Grant.