Approximately 75% of older adults, aged 50 or older, said they would prefer to receive long-term care (LTC) at home. However, assisted living facilities ranked second in the choice for LTC, with approximately 18% of the older adult population choosing this option as their preference. Meanwhile, about 53% of older adults realistically expect to receive LTC in their own home, while 30% expect to receive it at an assisted living facility. LTC is defined as a variety of services (e.g., nursing home care, in-home health care, adult day care, hospice care) that help meet both the medical . . .
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Approximately 75% of older adults, aged 50 or older, said they would prefer to receive long-term care (LTC) at home. However, assisted living facilities ranked second in the choice for LTC, with approximately 18% of the older adult population choosing this option as their preference. Meanwhile, about 53% of older adults realistically expect to receive LTC in their own home, while 30% expect to receive it at an assisted living facility. LTC is defined as a variety of services (e.g., nursing home care, in-home health care, adult day care, hospice care) that help meet both the medical . . .
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