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Desperate for Home Care, Seniors Often Wait Months With Workers In Short Supply

For years, Louise Shackett has had trouble walking or standing for long periods, making it difficult for her to clean her house in southeastern Maine or do laundry. Shackett, 80, no longer drives, which makes it hard to get to the grocery store or doctor.

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Next Pandemic We Should Treat Homebound Better

Americans hesitant to get a COVID vaccine shot have been lured out of their bunkers with a cornucopia of goodies offered by the White House and states.

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Poll: Government Should Help Americans Age At Home

A majority of Americans agree that government should help people fulfill a widely held aspiration to age in their own homes, not institutional settings, a new poll finds.

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Biden Takes Long Step Towards Long Term Care

FDR thought about doing it in 1935. Harry Truman proposed it in 1945. Dwight Eisenhower signed a small program in 1960. JFK proposed his own version in 1961.

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Biden’s Long-term Care Plan: What’s At Stake

There’s widespread agreement that it’s important to help older adults and people with disabilities remain independent as long as possible. But are we prepared to do what’s necessary, as a nation, to make this possible?

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Biden’s Expansion Of Long-Term Care Sparks Debate

President Joe Biden is proposing a major expansion of the government’s role in long-term care, but questions are being raised over his using the low-income Medicaid program and piggybacking the whole idea on an infrastructure bill.

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