As seniors and people with disabilities have navigated services and supports throughout th...

Lecture to Focus on Disability Policy Beyond the Pandemic – UPJ Athletics

As seniors and people with disabilities have navigated services and supports throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, at-home care has become increasingly important. Inadequate pay for direct service workers and increased vacancy rates during the pandemic have led to a lack of continuity of care and some people with disabilities and older adults going without care and supports. During a Sept. 13, 2021, virtual event at 7 p.m., U.S. Sen. Bob Casey will make the case to the University of Pittsburgh community that investment in home- and community-based services is necessary to support opportunity and quality of life for those who receive these …

 

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