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By Madysen McLain
Gazette Reporter 

Board hears aging services report


May 16, 2019

Whitman County Commissioners

Whitman County Commissioners listen to Lynn Kimball as she reports about aging and care for senior citizens in the county during 2018.

A representative of Aging and Long Term Care of Eastern Washington gave a report Monday morning to Whitman County Commissioners about services provided in 2018.

Lynn Kimball, executive director for Aging and Long Term Care of Eastern Washington, said 1,091 Whitman County residents received services in 2018.

Those services include transportation, home delivered meals, family caregiver assessments and family caregiver in-home respite hours.

Caregiver respite hours were covered completely by federal funding, Kimball said. Respite hours are meant to relieve the regular caregiver from their duti...

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