Today’s typical nursing home has never come close to meeting the public’s desire for humane and dignified long-term care. There were issues with care even before the pandemic.
It is time to defund the institutional model and replace it with a radically different model.
In this article, Charles Sabatino, Director of the American Bar Association Commission on Aging, shares how the traditional nursing home model can be replaced. A model already exists. Read more here: It’s Time to Defund Nursing Homes
Elder law attorney, Terry Garrett, is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is an Approved Guardianship Attorney. She assists people in elder law, estate and special needs planning, guardianship and settling estates. She graduated with honors from Cornell University. She was on the Dean’s List at Wharton Business School. She earned her J.D. at Columbia Law School, receiving the Parker Award and a Mellon Fellowship.