-Peace Receives Quilt as a Token of Appreciation- --
Central Virginia -- Delegate Christopher K. Peace (R-Hanover) was pleased to receive the recognition of the Virginia Adult Day Health Services Association for his work in the House of Delegates. This honor recognizes his legislative work in support of the elderly and disabled. Peace’s work ensures quality health care for those in need of community based care.
Delegate Peace carried a budget amendment that will ensure adults in need receive care near their homes. Community based adult home care is a much less expensive long-term care option than nursing home care or equivalent amounts of in-home personal care. The day centers also provide older adults the socialization needed for increased emotional health.
Speaking about the award, Peace remarked, “I am humbled to receive this quilt and to be recognized by the Virginia Adult Day Health Services Association. As the primary caregiver of my late 99 year old grandmother, I have a first-hand understanding of the unique needs of elder citizens.”
He continued, “As a member of the House Appropriations Committee, I am responsible for deliberating on many bills that affect the well-being of Virginians while working to reduce waste, streamline delivery of services and increase quality of care across the Commonwealth. I am happy to have played a role in actions which result in higher quality, more affordable care for the residents of the 97th District and across the Commonwealth.”