About half of adults in America think Medicare and Medicaid should play large roles in paying for ongoing living assistance for older adults and there is broad and bipartisan support for a host of policies to help pay for the costs of long-term care and caregiving.
More people think their local area is doing a good job than a poor job meeting the needs of older adults, but people of color and lower-income households are more concerned that their community isn’t equipped to provide the services needed for people to age at home.
Americans want to age in a home setting and support a range of policies to help them do so.
People providing care to an aging family member or friend have been acutely impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, yet the pandemic has not led to any heightened awareness when it comes to preparations for growing older or caregiving.
The AP-NORC Center’s 2018 Long-Term Care Poll asks Americans age 40 and older what they think about telemedicine and other issues related to care.
The AP-NORC Center’s fifth annual Long-Term Care Poll explores how older Americans feel about the services and support in their community, the country’s preparedness to meet the care needs of an aging population, and other attitudinal trends.
Investigating older Americans’ experiences with and plans for care, and their support for policies to help them prepare for receiving care and caregiving.
Exploring person-centered care experiences, plans for financing long-term care, and challenges faced by Americans age 40 and older in providing care.
How Americans 40 or older are providing and receiving long-term care, and their opinions about how long-term care can be improved.
The Associated Press-NORC Center conducted a national survey of Americans 40 or over to contribute rigorous and highly relevant research to this policy problem.