Availability in nursing home alternative program

HAMILTON - A nursing home may not be the only option for in-need loved ones.
Officials are pushing to fill 620 slots in the Medicaid Waiver Program, a program which provides senior citizens and disabled individuals with opportunities to maintain their independence and remain in their communities.
Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments (NACOLG) Director Keith Jones, whose organization provides the program, was present at a Marion County Commission Meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 22, and urged the commission to direct county residents in need to apply for the program.

 


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