Department Of Education

Government initiatives aim to decrease number of disabled people in nursing homes

Government initiatives aim to decrease number of disabled people in nursing homes

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The federal government is ramping up efforts to reduce the number of disabled people in nursing homes through interagency initiatives. While many disabled people have already been moved out of nursing homes, a sharper focus is needed because the aging of the baby boom generation will increase the number of seniors with disabilities, the Education Department said in a Federal Register article.