State Funds Elder Care Facility in Bethel

Angela Denning-Barnes, KYUK – Bethel

A 10-year dream to have a place for aging seniors to live in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta is becoming a reality. The State has funded a long-term care facility for the second year in a row in the Capitol budget, totaling over $16 million. Now, the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel plans to start the building process.

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