Joint Committee onElder Affairs

Committee Contact Info

Senate Information
Room 424
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.
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H.533  An Act to establish self determination for elder care  Tom Sannicandro    3/10/2015   
H.519  An Act relative to the calculation of income for spouses of nursing home residents  John V. Fernandes    3/10/2015   
H.525  An Act relative to retroactive capital reimbursement for a certain nursing facility  John J. Mahoney    3/10/2015   
H.530  An Act relative to establishing multi-disciplinary teams with district attorneys to investigate elder abuse  Elizabeth A. Poirier    3/10/2015   
H.520  An Act relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities  Thomas A. Golden, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.527  An Act relative to promoting innovation in eldercare services  Ronald Mariano    3/10/2015   
H.535  An Act relative to assisted living residences  RoseLee Vincent    3/10/2015   
H.521  An Act creating a special commission on institutional long term care  Jonathan Hecht    3/10/2015   
H.526  An Act relative to LGBT awareness training for aging services providers  Elizabeth A. Malia    3/10/2015   
H.523  An Act relative to senior hoarding  Kate Hogan    3/10/2015   
H.524  An Act relative the elimination of nursing home fees  Marc T. Lombardo    3/10/2015   
H.531  An Act authorizing the establishment of senior citizen safety zones  Denise Provost    3/10/2015   
H.514  An Act increasing the penalties for unfair and deceptive actions perpetrated against persons with disabilities and senior citizens  Bruce J. Ayers    3/10/2015   
H.534  An Act regarding residential habilitation  Theodore C. Speliotis    3/10/2015   
H.515  An Act to increase the personal needs allowance for residents of long term care facilities  Jennifer E. Benson    3/10/2015   
H.532  An Act requiring automated external defibrillators in assisted living residences  John H. Rogers    3/10/2015   
H.518  An Act to promote quality case management services on behalf of the elderly  Nick Collins    3/10/2015   
H.529  An Act relative to assisting elders and people with disabilities in the Commonwealth  James J. O'Day 
Patricia D. Jehlen  
3/10/2015   
H.528  An Act relative to nursing facility care  James J. O'Day    3/10/2015   
H.516  An Act relative to training of elder services workers in dementia and Alzheimer’s  Paul Brodeur    3/10/2015   
H.522  An Act to prevent and respond to bullying of elderly and disabled residents of public or privately-owned, subsidized multifamily housing developments  Paul R. Heroux    3/10/2015   
H.517  An Act relative to mandatory reporting of elder abuse  Tackey Chan    3/10/2015