Krueger-Braneky to hold Policy Committee hearing on Home Care Industry Tuesday in Folsom

HARRISBURG, May 24 – State Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky, D-Delaware, will host a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing to explore the home care industry 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 30 at the Schoolhouse Senior Center, 600 Swarthmore Ave., Folsom, PA 19033.

Krueger-Braneky requested the hearing to hear from stakeholders on issues facing the industry including worker retention and quality of care. 

The current agenda is:

      2:00 p.m.      Welcome and Opening Remarks

      2:10 p.m.      Panel One:

  • Gary Watkins, Consumer
  • Milan Green, Consumer
  • Andrea Harrington, Home Care Worker
  • Ray Landis, Advocacy Manager, AARP Pennsylvania

      2:50 p.m.      Panel Two:

  • Vicki Hoak, CEO, PA Home Care Association 
  • Maria Dunlevy, Founder/Business Manager, Victoria’s Home Care

      3:20 p.m.      Panel Three:

  • Jen Burnett, Deputy Secretary for Office of Long-Term Living, PA Department of Human Services
  • Kevin Hancock, Chief of Staff for Office of Long-Term Living, PA Department of Human Services
  • Kim Lay, Deputy Secretary for Office of Income Maintenance, PA Department of Human Services
  • Barbara Nicolardi, Planner, Delaware County Office of Services for the Aging  

      3:50 p.m.      Closing Remarks    

MEDIA COVERAGE IS INVITED.