When seniors have trouble meeting their basic needs, they are more likely to end up in a nursing home. Yet decade of evidence show that it is less expensive to society to provide health and human services that help seniors stay in their homes.
|1||Home-delivered meal costs||
This means providing Ohioans with 1 month of daily delivered meals for the same cost of 1 day in a nursing home.
|1||Year of home-delivered meals|
|1||Day in a hospital|
The Center for Community Solutions, Fighting Food Insecurity Among Older Adults, 2017