Half of U.S. reaching 65 will need high levels of costly help with daily activities.
Families pay >50% of costs for high-level needs that older Americans face.
1 in 7 of all older Americans will need a high level of help with everyday activities for 5+ years.
This year's Summit created space for thought-leaders to learn and dialogue with each other about critical windows of opportunity, and how best to transform California's LTSS System. Read Dr. Chernof's Perspectives on some key areas for system transformation that were discussed.
This fact sheet provides an update on 33 legislative measures relating to aging and LTSS reforms, and action taken by the legislature and governor in 2015.
California is among a dozen states participating in the national demonstration to improve care for people with serious chronic illnesses and functional limitations who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare. We commissioned the Field Research Corporation to poll the state's dual eligibles, including people enrolled and those opting out in five demonstration counties as well as people in non-demonstration counties. What did the Field survey find? People in Cal MediConnect reported positive experiences, with majories stating satifaction or confidence.