Where the Elderly Die Can Vary by Region, Study Shows

The Wall Street Journal, by Melanie Evans, Oct. 26, 2016

"How much time people spend in hospitals or nursing homes in the final months of life, instead of at home, varies widely depending on where they live, new research shows.

Across the Rockies and regions of the Gulf Coast, the dying spend more than two additional weeks hospitalized or in other facilities, on average, compared with those at the end..."