Poll: Americans Want Help to Age in Place

Overwhelmingly, Americans want to age in place in their own homes and communities, but want help to do so, citing assistance from Medicare as a key priority, according to a big new survey from the AP-NORC Center and The SCAN Foundation. The findings are consistent with polls done by these groups since 2013. The “vast majority…

Poll: Older Americans Interested in Telehealth, but Wary

Older Americans are interested in telehealth, but few have experienced it, and many are concerned that it does not offer the same level of care as an in-person visit, according to a new poll from the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging. Only 14 percent of respondents said their health care provider offers…

Poll: Long-Term Care a Concern for the Young and Hispanics

Many young Americans are already providing care to an older loved one, but they feel unprepared for the task, while Hispanics, in particular, worry about finding home health care they can afford and an aide who speaks their language. That’s according to The Long-Term Care Poll, an annual survey from the AP-NORC Center, a collaboration…