Government and providers of long-term services and supports (LTSS) use various approaches to promote service quality and protect consumers’ rights.
Nursing facilities provide long-term services and supports (LTSS), as well as short-term rehabilitation and postacute care following hospitalizations to people of all ages. Although younger p
Two federal programs help states provide a broad range of social services important to older adults.
In 2018, nearly 10 million adults age 50 and older lacked consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life due to inadequate financial resources.
Devote adequate resources—the nation should devote sufficient resources to ensure access to benefits and adequate benefit levels for all who qu
In 2020, 38.9 million adults provided unpaid care to an adult family member or friend with health or functional needs.
In 1999, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Olmstead vs. L.C.
Most people want control over the long-term services and supports (LTSS) they receive regardless of their age or disability.
These principles reflect AARP's vision for reforming the financing and delivery of long-term services and supports (LTSS) to promote consumer independence, choice, dig
The federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program provides monthly cash benefits to people age 65 and older with very low income and assets, individuals who are blind,