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Advocates seek law for appeals of adult care home evictions


January 24, 2021

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Advocates for older Kansans in assisted living facilities are pushing for legislation that would allow them to appeal to the state if a facility evicts them.

The House Children and Seniors Committee plans to have a hearing Thursday on the measure, The Topeka Capital-Journal reports. It would allow older Kansans who've been involuntarily discharged from an adult residential care facility to appeal to the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.

Rachel Imthurn of Maple Hill has been pushing for such a law since her husband was evicted from an assisted living...

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