Aging Behind Bars

“Care for aging prisoners is at least twice as expensive than for younger prisoners because this population:

* Has more health problems and requires more medical care
* Requires longer and more frequent hospitalizations
* Needs care outside of the prison system, which represents 72 percent of all healthcare costs spent on aging prisoners.”

Read more at the Criminal Justice Degree Hub

http://www.criminaljusticedegreehub.com/geriatric-prisoners/

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