The Hope of Long Term Care

One of the architects of the state's mandatory health insurance law is proposing a similar requirement for long term care insurance.

Several other proposals at the state house take a more incremental approach to encourage buying insurance to cover stays in nursing homes, assisted living, or home care facilities.

They all reflect a growing concern that the state, and the country, aren't ready for the challenges brought on by aging baby boomers.

This program aired on June 11, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.


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