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Trend of closing nursing homes continues in Clear Lake

This video is from SDPB's news program, South Dakota Focus.

It’s estimated that two-thirds of Americans will need long-term care later in life. Deciding to move into assisted living or a nursing home can be difficult, but in South Dakota, there’s an added layer of uncertainty. Rural nursing homes are closing at a fast rate. And as they do, entire communities feel the loss.

This story is part of South Dakota Focus: The Uncertain Future of Nursing Homes.

Jackie is based out of SDPB's Sioux Falls Studio.