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Families struggling to find new long term care after announcement of four nursing homes closing

   March 13, 2023

As four nursing home facilities in Hampden County prepare to close, 22News talking to Congressman Richard Neal about the issue. During hearings this week, families said they are having a hard time finding a new nursing facility for their loved ones, finding many facilities in our area are not accepting patients. Neal told 22News, “There is a shortage of beds in long term care and part of the challenge is that the Medicaid supplement sometimes is not adequate for what is necessary but we certainly want to assist wherever we can.”

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