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Joint Committee onElder Affairs

Committee Contact Info

Senate Information
Room 513
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1578
House Information
Room 167
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2810
It shall be the duty of the committee on Elder Affairs to consider all matters concerning the elderly, handicapped elders, nursing facilities, prescription drugs, reverse mortgages, senior pharmacy and such other matters as may be referred.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
May 6 2013 11:00 AM Community Care Bills

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Completed Worcester Senior Center
Jun 18 2013 1:00 PM Elder Affairs Bills

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Completed 437
Sep 16 2013 10:30 AM Housing/Service Options

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Completed B-1
Nov 18 2013 10:30 AM Nursing Homes

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Completed B-1
Jan 23 2014 10:00 AM Elder Affairs Bills

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Completed B-1
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
S.291  An Act to increase the personal needs allowance for residents of long term care facilities  Patricia D. Jehlen   Favorable 
S.289  An Act regarding the SHINE health insurance counseling program   Katherine M. Clark   Favorable 
S.303  An Act relative to psychotropic medications  Kathleen O'Connor Ives   Favorable 
S.290  An Act relative to protecting the health and safety of elders with hoarding disorder  Patricia D. Jehlen   Favorable 
H.536  An Act increasing the penalties for unfair and deceptive actions perpetrated against persons with disabilities and senior citizens  Bruce J. Ayers   Favorable 
H.550  An Act authorizing the establishment of senior citizen safety zones  Denise Provost   Favorable 
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule

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