May 17, 2018

As their parents get older, who will care for people with disabilities? (AMERICA Magazine)

In a steady staccato Bob Matesic tells you his dream: “I want to live in a two-storey group home, with three coworkers and four staff people.”

The 56-year-old is one of 5.1 million Americans with an intellectual or developmental disability. Like roughly 3.5 million of them, Mr. Matesic still lives with family—his older brother, David, and wife Bindy….[read more]

 

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