Coming of Age: The Shifting Dynamics of Elder Care

Quinn, Jacqueline M.
February 2001
Journal of Financial Planning;Feb2001, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p68
Academic Journal
Highlights the financial-related issues surrounding the care for the elderly population in the United States. Role of insurance in financing long-term care needs; Efforts of the government to meet the needs of the elderly; Factors to consider in intergenerational planning; Issues tackled by financial planners in the selection of a candidate for long-term care insurance. INSET: Elder Care Services and Options.


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