Published on February 1, 2013 at 8:23 PM
The Associated Press: As America Ages, Senior Care Options Flourish
Millions of families are beginning to grapple with the one major health expense for which most Americans are not insured: long-term care. About 10 million seniors currently rely on others for daily care, such as help getting dressed, preparing meals or taking medication. That number will only increase as more of the nation's 78 million baby boomers enter old age (Perrone, 1/31).
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