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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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Improving Care for Individuals Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

Health / Research September 20, 2016

Public health researchers have joined with health plans and provider organizations to better understand and document treatment of patients with complex needs.

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Healthy Aging Begins at Home

Health / Research May 22, 2016

For too long America has recognized its shifting demographics but failed to make investments that preserve dignity and independence in old age.

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Testimony by Dr. Alice Rivlin to the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Long-Term Care

Alice M. Rivlin / Research March 1, 2016

A new BPC report outlines a set of practical changes that could improve the availability and affordability of long-term services and supports.

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Initial Recommendations to Improve the Financing of Long-Term Care

Health / Research February 1, 2016

Approximately 70 percent of Americans aged 65 and over will need long-term services and supports at some point in their lives.

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America’s Growing Senior Population

Housing / Research September 24, 2015

The U.S has the potential to improve health outcomes for seniors, reduce the costs and enable millions of seniors to “age in place” in their own communities.

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Connecting Housing and Health: A Regional Forum in Philadelphia

Housing / March 23, 2016 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

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.

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Middle-Income Seniors Face Obstacles to Healthy Aging at Home

Andy Winkler / Blog June 8, 2016

More homeowners are carrying mortgage debt later in life, restraining the ability of seniors to finance retirement and age with options in their communities.

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