How State Long-Term Care Services and Supports Measure Up

  A look at the Long-Term Care Services and Supports Scorecard, 2014. In the next few years, our nation faces an upsurge of older adults living longer with debilitating chronic conditions. Their need for specialized long-term care will soar and place new demands on health care and support systems. And adding more demand on care systems is the decline of family … [Read more...]

What is Long Term Care?

  Long term care is a term used to describe the range of assistance a person might need to receive and can include medical care, custodial care or other services. This might be needed as a result of any long-term condition (i.e. stroke, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, etc.), an illness or the decline in a person's physical capabilities due to aging. Although there is … [Read more...]