‘Alzheimer’s Tsunami’ Alongside Medicaid Cuts Leaves Dementia Patients With Vanishing Options – HuffPost

“One in four seniors with Alzheimer’s are on Medicaid, so the potential impact [from proposed cuts] could be pretty drastic,” Geib said, emphasizing that Medicaid, which covers 70 million Americans, is the only government program that covers long-term nursing home stays. Medicare, the program for older Americans, does not.

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