Connect & Follow Us

Go Back

Rockford Register Star Op-Ed on Long-Term Care Rebalancing

Health & Medicine Policy Research Group (HMPRG)
October 14, 2010

Health & Medicine’s Center for Long-Term Care Reform is part of an advocacy group: the Alliance for Home and Community Care — a coalition of long-term-care and community-based senior service providers.  The Rockford Register Star recently published an op-ed written by The Alliance, on the need for the state to rebalance long-term care expenditures, to fund more home and community based services. In light of the current budget crisis, we must continue to fund these home and community based providers, if we don’t we risk more people needing care in institutional settings, which costs more.

Read the op-ed