Long-Term Services and Supports Costly Now, More So in Future
On February 13, 2019 by Jodi Boyne
Two studies, one issued by the Commonwealth Fund and one by the congressional Joint Economic Committee, show the difficulty long-term services and supports costs pose for older people and their families now and how these costs likely will increase for the future as informal, unpaid family caregiving becomes less available.
Barbara Gay, Vice President of Public Policy Communications for LeadingAge national, notes that while neither report is surprising, the conclusions do validate LeadingeAge’s ongoing efforts to secure a better way of financing long-term services and supports.
To read more, see LTSS: Costly Now, More So in the Future.