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Study Shows Home Delivered Meals Helps Seniors Stay in Their Homes

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Study Shows Home Delivered Meals Helps Seniors Stay in Their Homes

February 27, 2013

A new study released by Brown University shows states that spent more than the average to deliver meals showed greater reductions in the proportion of nursing home residents who did not need to be there

"For every additional $25 a state spends on home-delivered meals each year per person over 65, the low-care nursing home population decreases by a percentage point, the researchers calculated — a great return on investment."

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