Hispanic Americans Lack Confidence in Assisted Living Communities

Hispanic Americans are unsure that assisted living communities and other kinds of senior care providers can meet their needs, according to a new survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Just 18% of Hispanics age 40 and older are “extremely or very confident” that assisted living communities can take their cultural needs into account, the […]

LTC Chief: Care Crisis Stems from Denial, Misunderstanding

Roughly 70% of Americans who live beyond the age of 65 will require, on average, three years of long-term care, writes Long-Term Care Commission chair Bruce Chernof in an editorial this week.  “Unfortunately, America does not have a strategy to deal with this growing demand,” Chernof writes.  Citing a poll funded by the SCAN Foundation and […]