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  • February 26, 2018 | Industry News

    By Jim Greatorex, Vice President, VGM Live at Home We had our first conference call meeting with the Home Modification Access Committee on Jan. 24, during which we discussed the big-picture purpose of the committee and how we plan to put together our agendas and address issues at both federal and state levels. One focus is on the following: Contributing to the efforts of getting HR 1780 The Senior Accessibility Act passed. Helping...

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  • April 28, 2017 | Industry News, Legislative Updates

    By Collin Brecher, VGM Government Relations As an estimated 10,000 baby boomers are expected to retire per day for the next two decades, there will be an unprecedented amount of seniors (60+) wanting to stay in the comfort of their own homes. In order to do that safely and prevent debilitating falls, homes will need to be modified in order for many boomers to maintain their independence. A new bill introduced in Congress – H.R. 1780, Senior Accessible Housing Act – would give seniors...

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