Metlife Mature Market Institute

The Rising Cost of Long-Term Care Services

The Metlife Mature Market Institute has released its annual survey of the cost of long-term care services, including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, adult day programs, and home care. And the news is not good. On average, provider costs rose far faster than the rate of inflation. The only exceptions were home care services, where costs were unchanged from 2010 [...]

The Future of Adult Day Care

In a move that shocked many in the elder care community, California has ended funding for its adult day care program. The question now is what will happen to the nearly 5,000 others that operate throughout the country. California's $169 million program serves about 35,000 low-income seniors and other adults with disabilities.  The program will end in January when state Medi-Cal funding (the state's [...]