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Easing Caregiver's Burden

New Connecticut law allows home health aides, with proper training, to administer medications

Janet Ferracci-Carter poses for a portrait at her home in Southington, CT - Caregiving

Janet Ferracci-Carter helped AARP lobby for a law to allow trained home health aides to administer medications, a task previously reserved for registered nurses or specific family and friends. Photo by Michael Rubenstein

Late last year, Janet Ferracci-Carter, 68, of Southington, received a desperate call from her cousin Patty, 65, who lives in the same town. … Back to Article

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