Advances in medicine and improved environmental conditions have allowed us to live longer, healthier lives. In fact, the number of Americans in their 80s and 90s—and beyond—is expected to grow dramatically in coming years. And as the population ages, the need for long-term care will also grow.
Older adults and their family members should educate themselves about the options available and be able to recognize when additional care is essential to maintaining a high quality of life. CALA has compiled this series of tips and resources to help you understand your options.