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Substantial Number Of Aging Seniors Do Not Receive Adequate Assistance, Stay In Their Homes, Study Suggests.

February 14, 2019

Kaiser Health News (2/14, Graham) reports that “about 25 million Americans who are aging in place rely on help from other people and devices such as canes, raised toilets or shower seats to perform essential daily activities, according to a new study.” The study also suggests that “a substantial number don’t get adequate assistance.” Further, the study indicates that “nearly 60 percent of seniors with seriously compromised mobility reported staying inside their homes or apartments instead of getting out of the house.”

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