Tag Archives | Aging and People with Disabilities

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The needs of people with disabilities during this public health response

DRO Advocacy Continues During COVID-19 Public Health Response Continuing to provide services Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the COVID-19 public health crisis that is rapidly unfolding here in Oregon and across the world. We know that natural disasters and emergencies can be even worse for people with disabilities. While we all work to… Continue Reading The needs of people with disabilities during this public health response

APD agrees to temporarily restore cuts to in-home care hours & benefits

Disability Rights Oregon along with our partners at the Oregon Law Center (OLC) and Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO) have reached an agreement with the Oregon Department of Human Services, Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) to temporarily restore in-home care hours and benefits to some older adults and people with disabilities. Who’s Affected… Continue Reading APD agrees to temporarily restore cuts to in-home care hours & benefits