As AARP’s recent report highlights, the majority of Americans prefer to remain in their homes as long as possible. Helping to enable that are home- and community-based services (HCBS)—the kind of long-term supports provided to older adults and individuals with disabilities residing in communities as they age.
Thus, HCBS is already the preferred option over nursing homes and, with approximately 10,000 people turning 65 every day in the U.S., its role will only increase. Over half of these older adults will eventually need assistance with daily activities like bathing, dressing, eating, housekeeping, transportation, paying bills, and preparing meals, as well as help with complex care needs like managing medications and wound care (e. Read more here >>>
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