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By Michele Smith
The Times 

ALTC Offers Programs for Seniors

Local agency provides resources to seniors and adults with disabilities


WALLA WALLA—When she spoke at the Dayton Senior Center in, on March 7, Mary Cleveland who is the Local Program Coordinator for the Southeast Washington Aging and Disability Resource Center, talked about programs available for seniors, and for adults with disabilities, through the local area Aging and Long Term Care offices.

Cleveland said the cost of nursing home care is 2.6 times more expensive than care at home. Programs through ALTC help people receive care in the home setting, which is largely preferred, not only by recipients, but also as a way to control healthcare costs.

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