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1451
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Due to a lack of bed space, untrained staff, ill-equipped facilities and, according to Burtman, a lack of will, homeless PWA's (People With AIDS) are often excluded from nursing home care.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 9, Mar 1994, p10-13, il Periodical Website
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27367
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Ruth Moose of Albemarle recounts the indignity of her mother’s care in a nursing home. Circumstances often force the elderly into nursing homes as their dependents cannot afford care. In such nursing homes, the residents do not always experience a high quality of care and they suffer for it. This story will become more common as dependents over 65 in North Carolina will increase by 20 percent over the next 20 years.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 9 Issue 1, Jan. 3-8 1991, p8-9 Periodical Website
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32558
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North Carolina’s population of people over the age of sixty-five is increasing and searching for alternative accommodations. Dr. W. W. Dickson, a veterinarian in Gastonia, founded Covenant Village, Inc., a combination retirement home and nursing center. The center aims to provide comfortable living with access to recreation and health services.
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36265
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With an increase in elderly populations, facilities such as CCRCs, home health agencies, assisted living centers, and nursing homes are all the more a must. Illustrating the need and benefits of these services are statistics related to elderly populations, changes in socio-cultural values related to the heightened need, and profiles for facilities such as River Landing in Wallace.