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Long-term care system needs centralized access point to guide families to assisted living, other settings: policy experts

A centralized access point to long-term care would fill “a gaping hole” in the health and long-term infrastructure by helping “guide families through the process of finding and navigating care options for their loved ones,” including “determining if home care, institutional care or assisted living is the best option,” three senior living and care industry experts say in a new opinion piece.

LTC financing: Be careful what you wish for

If proposed social insurance plans actually were to pass and take effect, senior living operators may find themselves with even fewer private payers and more residents dependent either on Medicaid or one of those new, equally poorly funded government programs.

Casey introduces legislation to expand PACE

In a sign of the growing momentum to increase home- and community-based services (HCBS) Sen. Bob Casey, chairman of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, on Thursday introduced legislation to expand access to Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PAC)