Is There Support In Place for Elderly That Need Long-Term Care?

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We pretty much leave it to individuals and their families to figure out the needs of the individual, and how to fund them, how to provide them. We don't really have operationally integrated long time services and support systems. If somebody needs intensive amounts of care often even that's more efficient to do in somebody's home by providing them transportation or meals in the home, rather than having to spend $90,000 on average a year for nursing home.

Most people would rather be in their home as they are. But often it's left to the families to figure everything out for themselves. Figure how they are going to pay for it, pull together whatever their loved needs on a given day, which can change instantly if they have a fall or other down turn in their health and so a lot of people are really struggling how to put this together.