Tag: long-term care

A doctor giving a older woman medicine

An advocate for improving care and federal oversight in assisted living facilities succinctly described the experience of searching for a safe place for a loved one. “The assisted living sector operates under a caveat emptor – let the buyer beware – principle,” Richard Mollot, executive director of the Long Term Care Community Coalition, told t…

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The types of long-term care located in various communities are largely driven by what their oldest residents can afford. This has created stark differences in what’s available to White and minority retirees, a new study finds. Assisted living facilities, despite the high cost, have been the fastest-growing part of the long-term care industry over t…