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Nursing homes' image problems persist after COVID: poll

By Axios  
   September 13, 2023

Most Americans say they wouldn't want to live in a nursing home — or for a relative to live in one — over concerns about care quality and cost, according a new Gallup survey. Nursing homes already had an image problem before they were hit hard by COVID-19, and the poll suggests they have more work to do to regain public trust. Seniors generally want to age at home. More than three-quarters of adults over 55 want to stay in their current home or community for as long as possible, according to a 2021 AARP survey.

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