Senior services could face big state cuts
Deep cuts to a growth industry about to see a wave of Baby Boomers has nursing home administrators concerned for their futures: Who will take care of Gramma?
Gov. Mark Dayton proposes, even after finding $1.2 billion in the state couch cushions, to annihilate a $5 billion deficit through cuts that could fall most heavily on the elderly, cutting funds to nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
That's at a time when the elderly population is rising at a steady rate.