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Empty beds in new Arkansas veterans' home blamed for deficit


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs hopes to increase efforts to fill the remaining beds at a new state facility for elderly and disabled veterans in central Arkansas.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the Arkansas State Veterans Home at North Little Rock is operating at a monthly deficit of $50,000 because 26 of its beds remain empty.

The facility opened in January 2017 and has a "small-home design" that's less institutional than a traditional nursing home. Veterans Affairs officials say the approach has been applauded by residents and fami...

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