Act will make home health care more affordable

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Act will make home health care more affordable

Dear Editor:

Finally, someone is recognizing the value of home health care. Caring for family is a strong Montana Value, not for just our children, but for aging parents and relatives. Most of us struggle to keep them in their homes as long as possible to deserve their dignity and quality of life. This means help with personal care, doctor visits, shopping, keeping medicines straight, among many other things. We don’t all live near our loved ones, and finding and keeping help is hard, as you know if you have faced this problem.

At long last, someone in power is doing something to make home health care more available, while potentially saving untold amounts of money by keeping the aging in their own homes.

The Build Back Better Act making its way through Congress expands home health care, and would make it more affordable.

I want to thank the members of Congress who support this legislation, especially Senator John Tester.

Dena Hoff