State House Today presents This Week in the State House featuring Lieutenant Governor Glenn F. McConnell.
Sen. Brad Hutto (D-Orangeburg) and Sen. Shane Martin (R-Spartanburg), both members of the Senate Medical Affairs Affordable Care Act Subcommittee, discuss Medicaid expansion in South Carolina from the Senate perspective.
This week’s guests are Coretta Bedsole, Principal at Palmetto Public Affairs, and Barbara Wright, Executive Director at Helping Hands Adult Day Care in Cayce, South Carolina. This week's topic is Adult Day Care in our state, including awareness of the types of care options available, the benefits of Adult Day Care, and some of the challenges that Adult Day Care owners are facing.
This week's guests are Rep. G. Murrell Smith, Jr. (R) Sumter and Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter (D) Orangeburg. The topic is Medicaid expansion in South Carolina.
This week's topic is transportation with Rep. Dennis C. Moss (R-Cherokee) and Douglas A. Wright; CEO of Senior Solutions in Anderson, S.C. The discussion will be about our state's network of transportation resources and what can be done to improve the efficiency and accessibility while lessening budgetary concerns.
This week's guests are Tony Kester, Director, Office on Aging and Dale Watson, State Ombudsman, Office on Aging. They will discuss details of the Office on Aging’s Ombudsman Program and how it is used to improve the quality of life and quality of care for all residents in long-term care facilities across the state.