Louisiana Public Square

Balancing Eldercare

Season 14 Episode 4 | 58m 43s Video has closed captioning.

How much does Louisiana spend on nursing homes versus home and community-based care? Nationally, there is a shift towards providing care for the elderly at home and through community-based services rather than at institutions. But analysts say that Louisiana has a bias towards nursing home enrollment both in policies and funding.

Aired: 04/24/18

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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