This section is devoted to statistics and general information on the various settings in which long-term care services are provided. Much of the information presented here comes directly from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The information on nursing homes, for instance, comes primarily from the CMS Nursing Home Compare Web site.
NATIONAL NEWS: AARP, The Commonwealth Fund, and The Scan Foundation have created a Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers. Voices states rank as follows in the Overall category: (Please note that some data used to create these figures are from as far back as 2008)
- Maine: 8
- Washington DC: 10
- Maryland: 24
- Florida: 44