May 04, 2016
NORC Director Amity Overall-Laib and nursing home resident and advocate Penny Shaw were quoted in a recent article by the Associated Press. The article highlights how more nursing homes are including individualized menus for the specific preference of their residents. Some nursing homes do not adapt these practices because it is cost prohibitive or because of a lack of staffing. However, experts argue that having dining options increases nursing home residents' quality of life.
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