State Veterans Homes and the LIFE (Living Independently for the Elderly) Program

Joint Hearing

Senate Appropriations Committee – Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
and
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B

 

Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance by Chairman Randy Vulakovich

Welcome & Introductions

*Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chairman
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

*Senator Lisa Baker, Chairman
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services

*Senator Jay Costa, Democrat Chairman
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

*Senator Judy Schwank, Democrat Chairman
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services

Hearing

1:00 p.m.Department of Military & Veterans Affairs
*Major General (Ret.) Eric Weller, Deputy Adjutant General for Veterans Affairs

1:30 p.m.LIFE Panel

*Dr. Kalpana Char, Medical Director
Community LIFE

*Dr. Donna Brady Raziano, Chief Medical Officer
Mercy LIFE, Mercy Home Health & Mercy LIFE West Philadelphia

***Testimony submitted for the record by Jonathan Bowman, LIFE Program Director, Office of Long-Term Living, PA Department of Human Services

Adjournment