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Lower Manhattan Hit Hardest by Nursing Home Decline, Stats Show

(DNAINFO)  Allegra Hobbs | October 10, 2016 — State data on nursing home closures confirms complaints from locals on lack of care facilities.

As the number of long-term health care facilities across the borough has declined over the past decade, Lower Manhattan has been hit the hardest by a string of closures, according to data from the New York State Department of Health.

That includes facilities for long-term care for seniors, for those with disabilities and traumatic brain injury, and for HIV/AIDS patients. The decline has not gone unnoticed by community members who have expressed concern about an increasingly thin supply of long-term care options for their loved ones.

Source: Lower Manhattan Hit Hardest by Nursing Home Decline, Stats Show – Lower East Side – DNAinfo New York