The number of elderly residents in California is expected to balloon in the next 30 years. Will the long term care system be able to care for the state's aging population?
Long Term Care in California: Ready for Tomorrow's Seniors? (2.53 MB)
Long Term Care Facts and Figures, 2009 (1.78 MB)
The leading edge of the baby-boom generation is beginning to flood California's long term care system. And the population of residents 65 and older is projected to triple by 2060. This report describes the state's supply and use of long term care services, including Medicare and Medicaid spending on services, and quality of care. The oversight and regulation of long term care services varies by provider, resulting in limited information — especially quality data — about assisted living facilities, personal care providers, and other home- and community-based services.
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Key findings include:
The complete report, as well as the 2009 edition, is available under Document Downloads.
CalQualityCare.org: Your Guide to Long Term Care in California
The CHCF Almanac regularly publishes data and analysis on California's health care market.
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Long Term Care in California: Ready for Tomorrow's Seniors?