By Sylvia Gurinsky
Even with current challenges, Florida remains a perpetual magnet for retirees.
Eventually, many of those retirees will face health concerns and rely on caregivers ranging from family members to nursing homes.
The biggest national organization representing the senior population says the Sunshine State needs to do a better job of caring for them.
AARP recently released its 2023 Long Term Services and Supports Scorecard for the 50 states. Florida ranks a dismal 43rd overall and in the middle of the pack on facility safety and quality. That’s unacceptable in a state that ranks second in the country, behind California, in senior population.