Bob Applebaum on long-term care services in Indiana

Bob Applebaum (Scripps Gerontology Center) is quoted in a story about long-term care services in Indiana

Indiana ranks last in long-term services for elderly, disabled

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - Jeff Parrott - SOUTH BEND, Indiana

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Bob ApplebaumIndiana simply hasn’t kept pace with the rest of the nation on this issue, which will only grow more critical in coming years as baby boomers age, said Bob Applebaum, professor of gerontology at Miami University in Ohio.

“Indiana is a state that continues to spend a large proportion of its Medicaid dollars on the institutional side, rather than on the home- and community-based side,” said Applebaum, who served on a board that advised the AARP on how to gather and analyze data for the report.

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