Impact of Illinois Budget Impasse
We have seen it in the papers……how Seniors in Illinois are impacted by the State of Illinois budget impasse. HealthVisions of East St. Louis (HVESL) is seeing the impact first hand. Services are dwindling. HVESL has been able to continue its ministry to Seniors in the area due to the Sponsorship of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, grants from AgeSmart, the Daughters of Charity Foundation of Saint Louis and other sources.
The report below combines stories from seniors and organizations struggling to keep their doors open.