Indiana’s lack of support for family caregivers hurt its ranking, especially its lack of tax credits or flexible leave policies for caregivers. Family caregiver support was the only category where Indiana performed worse than average, coming in at the fourth tier. While lawmakers have been resistant to implementing caregiver supports in the past, Indiana policymakers could take its current process for self-direction it uses for disabled Hoosiers and replicate it for the elderly. Read the full article.
AARP ranks Indiana in the middle for long-term care system services
November 7, 2023