By PBS NewsHour
For the 42 million Americans who take care of loved ones at home, the responsibilities of care -- once the purview of trained nurses -- have become increasingly complex. AARP has begun to advocate for greater caregiver support through public…
By Elizabeth Shell
Imagine working twenty hours a week at a part-time job for five years -- and never getting paid. That's the average amount of time volunteered by long-term health care caregivers as they help care for a friend, family member or acquaintance.
How does you state rank in terms of financial pressure for workers who want to one day retire? We mapped and charted the data.
By Frank Bi, Vanessa Dennis
Many of the facts surrounding long-term care are surprising. Take our quiz to see what you really know about long-term care.
By Cat Wise
Sometimes even the simplest household items are hard to navigate for individuals suffering from dementia. So Stanford University's Center on Longevity and the start-up Aging 2.0 challenged students to submit ideas for new products that can maximize independence for those…
By Lewis Mandell
Not all readers bought Lew Mandell's skepticism of long-term care insurance. Is it not a smart investment for Americans who can't afford to self-insure their future care? Mandell returns to explain when this investment makes sense and when it's a…
By Susan Jaffe, Kaiser Health News
It used to be difficult for Edith Couturier, an 85-year-old resident of the District of Columbia, to explain to her adult children on the West Coast all the details of her medical appointments. But now she doesn’t go alone —…
Long-term care insurance has grown increasingly expensive, and for many folks, it's not worth the cost, says Lew Mandell.
By 2060, nearly one in three U.S. residents will be Hispanic. That population is expected to more than double from the current 53 million to nearly 129 million. And as a group, Hispanics are projected to make up more…
Increasing demand moves long-term care centers to cater to Latino elders…
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