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Cuts Could Cost Low-Income Seniors
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Proposed cuts in California’s budget to care for low-income seniors could force as much as half of that group into nursing homes and cost taxpayers more money in the long run, say UCLA researchers. After examining the living conditions of 33 low-income seniors throughout California, the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research reports they and their family members are already under enormous Fnancial and psychological pressures to obtain care.