State Commission on Aging opposes sale of Citizens-Montevue

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Source: Frederick News Post
Author: Louise Lynch
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Date Published: 06/25/2013

On behalf of the Maryland State Commission on Aging, I am writing to voice our concerns regarding the potential sale/privatization of the county-owned Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center and Montevue Assisted Living. We are particularly concerned about the future long-term severe and life-threatening consequences for the low-income elderly of Frederick County who need the care provided by Montevue. Therefore, in view of the severity of the impact on the rapidly growing senior population in Frederick County, the commission is asking the Board of County Commissioners the following questions: