The SCAN Foundation: Bipartisan Policy Center – America’s Long-Term Care Crisis: Challenges in Financing and Delivery

The demand for long-term care will substantially outpace the rate of growth in the U.S. economy over the next decade. An estimated 12 million Americans are currently in need of long-term services and supports (LTSS)—defined as institutional or home-based assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, or medication management—including both seniors and persons under age 65 living with physical or cognitive limitations. In the next two decades, the U.S. health care system will face a tidal wave of aging baby boomers. This, among many other factors, will create an unsustainable demand for LTSS in the coming years.

– See more at: http://www.thescanfoundation.org/bipartisan-policy-center-america%E2%80%99s-long-term-care-crisis-challenges-financing-and-delivery?utm_source=4-9-14+-+TSF%3A+BPC+Initiative+Launch%3B+Health+Affairs&utm_campaign=April+2014+E-blast&utm_medium=email#sthash.KBDJyVaP.dpuf

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