Report Shows Texas Lagging in Long-Term Care Quality

Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout to include a response from the Department of Aging and Disability Services.

Texas ranks third-worst in the nation on quality of long-term care for elderly and disabled people, according to a new AARP report released Thursday — five days before a state commission convenes for a public hearing on the Department of Aging and Disability Services.

The report scores states and the District of Columbia in five categories of services for elderly people and those with disabilities, and Texas' rankings are all over the board. The state ranks among the top 10 ...

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