Poll Shows Skilled Nursing Skepticism Among Hispanic Americans

Hispanic Americans aren’t totally sure nursing homes and assisted living communities can handle their needs, according to a new survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Just 16% of Hispanics age 40 and older are “extremely or very confident” that nursing homes can take their cultural needs into account, the study found. That number didn’t […]

What Americans Don’t Get About Skilled Nursing and Medicare

Just 33% of older Americans have saved any money to pay for their own long-term care, including skilled nursing. Perhaps relatedly, most Americans believe the federal government should help pay for their care in old age, according to a recent survey. More than half of Americans 40 and older believe the federal government should devote “a […]