4/4/2016 – New Push to Keep Seniors in Home, Community-Based Programs

Apr 04, 2016 Comments Off by

The federal government is pushing states to keep more low-income seniors out of nursing homes and, instead, enroll them in home and community-based programs.

The shift comes as demand for long-term care is rising. By 2050, the number of people older than 85 is expected to triple to more than 18 million. These seniors tend to have the highest disability rate and the greatest need for long-term care.

Read the full article at ABC News.

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