Growing old is an increasingly expensive privilege often requiring supports and services that, whether provided at home or in a facility, can overwhelm all but the wealthiest seniors.
This summer’s controversy surrounding the FDA’s shocking approval of the drug aducanumab provides a window into a scientific field in crisis.
The number of Americans age 85 and older is expected to top 19 million by 2050
Being a family caregiver is one of the most difficult jobs and one that nearly everyone will have at some point. An estimated 42 million people in the U.S. provide unpaid care to those 50 and older.
Two impending hikes that would boost premiums for existing CalPERS Long-Term Care insurance customers by 90% make coverage hard to justify, one policyholder said.
While the pandemic undermined Americans’ confidence in nursing homes and home care is preferred, its cost could exceed that of a nursing home.
Medicaid may help prevent all of a couple’s assets from being expended on the first spouse to need LTC.
“Medical Care Planning” Presentation by Tara Ackley for the spring 2021 workshop series
CHOC Children’s, in partnership with committed organizations and community groups, has created an
outstanding mental health system of care for children, teens and young adults throughout Orange County.
“Medical Care Planning” Presentation by Lee-Anne Godfrey and Peter Kote for the fall 2020 workshop series