CONSUMER DEMOGRAPHICS: Long-Term Care and the Older Women

King, Rebeca
March 2011
Journal of Financial Planning;Mar2011 Research Spotlight Suppleme, p1
Academic Journal
The article reports on the consumer demographics between long-term care and older women in the U.S. It cites a research report called "Planning for Long-Term Care: A Survey of Midlife and Older Women" released by the AARP which shows that long-term care for women means skilled medical care provided by a nurse or other health care professional. It mentions that 59 percent of older or midlife women have not planned to pay for the long-term care they want. It notes that 84 percent of the respondents has estimated that payment for private room in a nursing home is from 200 to 400 dollars.


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