‘Impeding Intergenerational Crisis’: Americans with Disabilities Lack Long-Term Care Plans

November 11, 2022

(Kaiser Health News) – Experts say many people with intellectual and developmental disabilities do not have long-term plans for when family members lose the ability to help them access government services or care for them directly. Families, researchers, government officials, and advocates worry that the lack of planning — combined with a social safety net that’s full of holes — has set the stage for a crisis in which people with disabilities can no longer live independently in their communities. If that happens, they could end up stuck in nursing homes or state-run institutions. (Read More)