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Some young adults with disabilities are stuck in long-term care. They say that’s discrimination.

Some young adults with disabilities are stuck in long-term care. They say that’s discrimination.

For the past decade, [Victoria] Levack has lived, reluctantly, at the Arborstone Enhanced Care facility in Halifax. She doesn’t dream of living in a castle; she just wants a bachelorette apartment where she can cook her own meals and choose recreational activities...

Beyond Britney: Abuse, Exploitation, And Death Inside America’s Guardianship Industry

Beyond Britney: Abuse, Exploitation, And Death Inside America’s Guardianship Industry

BuzzFeed News has scoured hundreds of thousands of court documents, obtained confidential mental health filings and financial records, examined hundreds of guardianship cases, gathered exclusive data from extensive public records requests, conducted hundreds of...

The staggering, exhausting, invisible costs of caring for America’s elderly

The staggering, exhausting, invisible costs of caring for America’s elderly

Some older adults have diligently prepared for their future. They purchased long-term care insurance when it was still affordable, then paid the premiums each month, even as they continued to rise. This is not the norm. Many adults have no plan at all, or assume that...

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