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Title
Life care: new options for financing and delivering long-term care.
First Author
Cohen, Marc A
Date of Pub
1988 Supp.
Pages
139-143
Volume
Supp.
Issue
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Other Authors
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Abstract
Continuing care retirement communities provide full insurance protection for and access to long-term care services. A new model, which retains risk pooling for long-term care and provides benefits and protections similar to continuing care retirement communities, is called life care at home. Life care at home combines the financial and health security of a continuing care retirement community with the freedom and independence of living at home and is affordable to a greater proportion of elderly people. The feasibility of this model is, in part, supported by the fact that nursing home use in the fully insured access-guaranteed continuing care retirement community is not that different from use among the elderly living in the general community.
Abstract Continued
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MeSH
Age Factors : Aged : Home Care Services/economics : Homes for the Aged/economics : Human : Interviews : Long-Term Care/economics : Longitudinal Studies : Models, Theoretical : Nursing Homes/utilization : Questionnaires : Retirement : Risk Factors : United States
NTIS Number
PB89-188494