It is not your parents' long-term services system: Nursing homes in a changing world

December 21, 2018


  • Robert Applebaum
  • Shahla Mehdizadeh
  • Diane Berish

The article argues that administrative and regulatory practices have not kept pace with the dramatic changes in how nursing homes are now being used in the long-term services system. Using detailed nursing home utilization data from the Minimum Data Set, this study tracks three cohorts of first-time nursing home admissions in Ohio from 1994 through 2014.

Journal of Applied Gerontology,



  • Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Long-Term Care Policy and Financing