KIRKLAND, Wash., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services issued a
In the HHS survey, 15,298 non-institutionalized Americans aged 40-70, a statistically-significant sample of the age group, answered seven questions about long-term care personal concerns and ten questions about long-term care actions.
CONCERNS: What is your degree of concern about:
ACTIONS: What is your degree of willingness to:
The report concludes, "These findings highlight the need for increased education on the … choices and financing options."
Gott agrees, and believes the survey itself opened the eyes of the 15,298 participants, "by provoking introspection and analysis."
"All Americans would benefit from considering such questions," Gott adds. "First the personal concerns, which are often hidden, then the action options."
ACSIA Partners has hundreds of long-term care specialists in all parts of the country. "Part of their job is to ask the right questions and invoke the right thinking," says Gott. "They're glad to talk with consumers and business executives about any and all care-related concerns and actions, financial and otherwise."
ACSIA Partners LLC -- https://www.acsiapartners.com -- is one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies serving all states. The company is also a co-founder and sponsor of the "3in4 Need More" campaign, which encourages Americans to form a long-term care plan.
The HHS report is available at https://aspe.hhs.gov/system/files/pdf/255356/LTSSconcern-IB.pdf. NOTE: The report uses the term "long-term services and supports" (LTSS) in place of "long-term care" (LTC).
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