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Meals For Seniors Could Save Money For Some States
2013-10-07 16:44:42

Brown University Home-delivered meals bring not only food to seniors but also the opportunity to remain in their homes. A new study by Brown University public health researchers projects that if every U.S. state in the lower 48 expanded the number of seniors receiving meals by just 1 percent, 1,722 more Medicaid recipients avoid living in a nursing home and most states would experience a net annual savings from implementing the expansion. Pennsylvania would see the greatest net savings...

Delivering Meals To Seniors Keeps Them In Their Homes
2012-12-04 13:44:19

Brown University Many older adults need only a little support to stay in their homes, but when that isn´t available they can end up in an expensive nursing home where they don´t need most of the available services. According to a new study, states that invest more in delivering meals to seniors´ homes have lower rates of such “low-care” seniors in nursing homes, after adjusting for several other factors. The more states spend on home-delivered meals under the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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