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Hundreds of nursing homes expected to close this year

On Behalf of | Jun 28, 2022 | Uncategorized

If you have an elderly loved one, they may be on your mind often. It is very likely that you want the best for them, including the best care.

What some may not know is that elder care and nursing homes are changing. Being aware of this can help you to protect your loved ones and make informed decisions.

Nursing home closures are on the horizon

It appears that increased nursing home closures are on the horizon. While many have already closed in recent years, more closures may be ahead according to projections. This can not only impact you if you already have a loved one in a nursing home, but it can also impact those who may be considering moving their loved one to a nursing home in the near future.

What you need to know

Increasing amounts of nursing home closures are not impacting everyone equally. The reality is that the closures are hurting those that live in urban areas more than anywhere else. Additionally, those who have a loved one living in a nursing home that is at risk to close may not understand what their next steps should be. In this case, contacting an attorney can be a good way to help get your bearings and figure out what to do next.

If you have a loved one in a nursing home, you may feel a lot of concern for them and their future. While it may not always be easy to know what to do, there are steps you can take to protect the ones you care abo