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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
H.543  An Act creating a special commission on institutional long term care  Jonathan Hecht   Favorable 
H.539  An Act providing for Alzheimer's and related disorders education and training for employees of assisted-living facilities  Christine E. Canavan
Garrett J. Bradley  
Favorable 
H.555  An Act regarding residential habilitation  Theodore C. Speliotis   Favorable 
S.302  An Act relative to adult family homes  Richard T. Moore   Favorable 
S.294  An Act establishing an advisory committee on residential care facilities  Patricia D. Jehlen   Favorable 
S.293  An act promoting the development of small house nursing homes in Massachusetts  Patricia D. Jehlen   Favorable 
S.307  An Act to create a statewide assisted living facility master plan.  Bruce E. Tarr   Favorable 
S.287  An Act to standardize the regulation of skilled nursing facilities  Harriette L. Chandler   Favorable 
S.2017  An Act relative to reserving beds in nursing homes during certain leaves of absence  Joint Committee on Elder Affairs   Redraft 
S.288  An Act relative to stabilizing the commonwealth’s nursing facilities  Harriette L. Chandler   Favorable with Changes 
H.548  An Act relative to promoting innovation in eldercare services  Ronald Mariano   Favorable 
H.542  An Act relative to the calculation of income for spouses of nursing home residents.  John V. Fernandes   Favorable 

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