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(Ridgeland, MS) – Mississippi ranks 48 th overall when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents and people with disabilities, and AARP warns much more must be done, at an accelerated pace, to meet changing demographic demands.  Despite the ranking, Mississippi has seen growth in key areas. Those areas are:
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LITTLE ROCK— AARP_FS_LTSS2017_Arkansas_061017 , and  AARP warns much more must be done, at an accelerated pace, to meet changing demographic demands.  Specific areas of concern in Arkansas include effective transitions between nursing homes, hospitals and homes.
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Just days after Seattle welcomed scores of sci-fi, fantasy and comic fans of all ages to the sold out Emerald City Comicon, AARP Washington is playing host to another group of heroes – those dedicated to transforming the lives of millions of older Americans.  The White House Conference on Aging is holding the third of five regional events on April 2 on the shores of Elliot Bay at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center.
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Michigan still needs tomake substantial improvements when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents, especially when it comes to support for family caregivers. This, according to a new, comprehensive state-by-state Scorecard from AARP with support of the nation’s leading organizations behind quality long-term care, The Commonwealth Fund and SCAN Foundation.
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Much more must be done to improve long-term services and supports
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Louisiana ranks 37th when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents, and AARP warns more must be done, at an accelerated pace, to improve across-the-board – but especially when it comes to quality of care and quality of life, and effective transitions. This, according to a new, comprehensive state-by-state Scorecard from AARP with support of the nation’s leading organizations behind quality long-term care, The Commonwealth Fund and SCAN Foundation.
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