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A study published May 26 in JAMA Internal Medicine says a large “invisible” population of older adults is not receiving the care they need because they aren’t strong or well enough to leave their homes, according to a Johns Hopkins School of Nursing news release.

“The homebound population of older adults is 50% larger than the nursing home population in this country but almost completely invisible,” senior author Sarah Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN, associate professor and PhD program director at Johns Hopkins SON, Baltimore, said in the news release. “Only 11% receive homebound medical care, and the others may receive no care or intermittent care.”

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