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Long-term Care Awareness Study Reveals Americans’ Lack of Preparedness Related to Financing Long-Term Care

Northwestern Mutual’s Long-Term Care Awareness Study suggests that many Americans have work to do in order to be financially prepared for the costs of their future long-term care. Northwestern Mutual surveyed a nationally representative sample of 2,500 adults (18 or older) on their understanding of how they will finance their long-term care needs. The survey suggests significant...

Confidence in 55+ Housing Market Continues to Climb: 2012 3rd Quarter Results Announced

Each quarter since its inception in 2008 the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) is used to measure builder confidence in the 55+ housing market. The 55+ single-family HMI measures builder sentiment based on a survey that asks respondents to evaluate market conditions as good, fair or poor in a variety of areas: current sales, prospective...

2012 Seniors Housing & Care Journal: Predicting Nursing Home Demand

Being able to predict short- and long-term demand for nursing home care is important for the industry and for policy makers. This article reports on a study that used a behavioral model of health service use, combining various sources of county-level data, to predict the rate of nursing homes by county throughout Michigan. Their model was able to explain 90 percent of the variance in...

2012 Seniors Housing & Care Journal: Factors Associated with LTC Planning

Survey research suggests that most adults do not plan ahead for long-term care (LTC) or understand the range of available LTC options. However, there is a lack of empirical research on LTC preparations among middle-aged adults. This article presents the findings of a survey of randomly selected households in Virginia that included adults age 40 and above.  The survey asked about...

National Survey of Satisfaction in Long-Term Care – Results Released

The National Research Corporation, through its My InnerView product, recently released the 2011-2012 National Research Survey of Customer and Employee Satisfaction.  More than half a million residents, family members, and employees from long-term care communities across the United States participated.  Similar to national characteristics, the survey sample represented primarily...

LeadingAge Ziegler 100: 2012 Report

The 2012 LeadingAge Ziegler 100 (LZ 100) uses nine years of surveys, analyses of five-year trends and other relevant data to inform readers about the nation’s 100 largest not-for-profit senior living providers. The publication’s primary ranking lists not-for-profit multi-site senior living providers on the basis of their market-rate unit count as of December 31, 2011. Included with...

California Report: Great Need, Insufficient Means for Long-Term Care

A survey of registered California voters age 40 and better found that just about half (49 percent) of respondents expect to need long-term care (LTC) for a loved one within the next five years, but most of these cannot afford to pay for it. Of those who say they are likely to need LTC services, 75 percent say they cannot afford more than three months of care, while almost half (47...

The Independent Living Report

The Independent Living Report
A comprehensive study about how and why older adults choose independent living. This detailed 116 page study, conducted by Dr. Margaret Wylde of ProMatura Group for the American Seniors Housing Association, examines key factors that “push” older adults from where they were living and “pull” them to a particular independent living community, including free-standing IL, IL/AL...

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