Patti's Most Recent Stories
May 20, 2014
For the second year in a row, the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs conducted a survey of attitudes towards long-term care among those over age 40. The survey, funded by a grant from The SCAN Foundation which is also a PBS NewsHour underwriter, found that 58% – a 7% increase from last year – now favor a government-administered long-term care insurance program and 81% favor tax breaks to encourage saving for long-term care. Continue reading →
May 19, 2014
Terminally ill patients often are frustrated to hear about experimental drugs they think might help them, but have not yet been approved by the Food and Drug Administration — a process that often takes years.
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