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.
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.
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.
Public health researchers have joined with health plans and provider organizations to better understand and document treatment of patients with complex needs.
A new BPC report outlines a set of practical changes that could improve the availability and affordability of long-term services and supports.
Approximately 70 percent of Americans aged 65 and over will need long-term services and supports at some point in their lives.
In the past few years the number of older adults in Pennsylvania grew at twice the rate of the total population to reach 2.1 million, the fifth highest in the U.S.
More homeowners are carrying mortgage debt later in life, restraining the ability of seniors to finance retirement and age with options in their communities.