long-term care

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A new state law supported by AARP Nebraska can help reduce isolation for individuals receiving care at home or in nursing facilities.
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Informal caregivers are the backbone of Nebraska’s long-term care system - saving taxpayers hundreds of millions every year - often at great personal sacrifice in lost wages and retirement benefits.
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Nebraskans are getting older. By the year 2030, over 375,000 residents – 21 percent of the population - will be age 65 or older. Our state must begin preparing now for that reality with a long-term care system that supports family caregivers and offers adequate in-home services and supports .
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