Here’s a link to another story in NPR’s series on nursing facilities vs. community-based services and supports, which aired last evening on All Things Considered. Like yesterday morning’s story about Michelle Fridley from CDR, it once again focuses on younger people, including children, living in nursing facilities
Youth in Nursing Homes Seek Alternative Care
NPR has been running an occasional series called “Home or Nursing Home? America’s Empty Promise to Give the Elderly and Disabled a Choice”
Read or listen to all the articles here:
Home or Nursing Home?
For states, it’s the big unanswered question about expanding opportunities for elderly and disabled people to get their long-term care at home: How much is all this going to cost?
Listen to the full story here:
Home Care Might Be Cheaper, But States Still Fear It