A livable community is one that is safe and secure. It offers choices in where to live and how to get around.
Policymakers on the federal, state, and local levels have important roles in designing livable communities where residents of all ages can participate fully.
Livable and sustainable communities are safe and healthy. They offer residents choices in where to live and how to get around.
Extreme weather conditions, natural disasters, and health emergencies can be devastating to communities.
Redevelopment reuses previously developed land to catalyze new economic growth. It can provide new housing options or community amenities.
When done well, community planning spurs economic development that helps all members of a community thrive.
Nursing facilities provide long-term services and supports (LTSS), as well as short-term rehabilitation and postacute care following hospitalizations to people of all ages. Although younger p
Federal and state governments should monitor compliance with the Nursing Home Reform Act and other laws and regulations affecting nursing facilities.
Facilities should be required to post a residents’ bill of rights in prominent places accessible to residents and families. States should require that facilities give
States should require that all beds in a nursing facility be certified for Medicaid and Medicare as a condition for the facility’s participation in Medicaid.