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How Can Americans Afford Long-Term Care? BPC Releases New Recommendations

Health / Press Release July 11, 2017

Paying for long-term care is a major financial challenge and heavy burden for many individuals and families living in the United States, often depleting their retirement savings. Today, the Bipartisan Policy Center releases its second set of recommendations for improving the financing and delivery of long-term care.

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Financing Long-Term Services and Supports

Health / Research July 11, 2017

Recent analyses suggest that roughly 52 percent of individuals turning age 65 will require long-term services and supports at some point in their life. In this final report, BPC offers recommendations to improve the financing of long-term services and supports.

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Solutions to Long-Term Care Financing in Politically Challenging Times

Health / July 11, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET

Join us as the leaders of BPC’s Long-Term Care Financing Initiative release their report, Financing Long-term Services and Supports: Seeking Bipartisan Solutions in Politically Challenging Times.

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Tom Daschle: Growing crisis in long-term care

Health / News October 19, 2014

Former Democratic Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle says the problem of long-term care is becoming a national crisis, as more of us are living longer with limited resources. “I can’t tell you the number of people that have told me…

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Who will care for America’s aging population?

Tommy G. Thompson, Tom Daschle / News November 21, 2013

Nearly 70 percent of Americans who reach age 65 will, at some point, be unable to care for themselves without assistance. Issues of long-term care also affect millions of younger people with significant cognitive or physical functional limitations. Yet long-term care…

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