N.C. Senate Budget Short-Changes Block Grants That Fund Meals on Wheels, Other Programs That Aid the Elderly, Advocates Say

N.C. Senate Budget Short-Changes Block Grants That Fund Meals on Wheels, Other Programs That Aid the Elderly, Advocates Say

The growing numbers of older people in North Carolina who need help staying out of long-term homes care are getting a cold shoulder in the proposed state Senate budget, advocates say.

The $22.9 billion Senate budget released this week provides continuation funding of just less than $1 million for Home and Community Care Block Grants, the pie of state and federal money that each county government gets to divide up for the benefit of older people.…

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