Free Long-term Care Forum June 12

Posted on 06/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

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AARP DC is sponsoring a forum on long-term care June 12 at the Hill Center’s Abraham Lincoln Hall, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Discussion topics will include the city’s Department of Health Care Finance’s long-term care project, which is examining how such services are used in the District, and the Community First Choice Option, which provides Medicaid funding for at-home long-term care services for people who would otherwise require care at a nursing home or in a hospital. Those facilities are more expensive than in-home services.

AARP surveys have consistently found that the majority of members want to live at home or in their communities for as long as possible.

Register for the free forum by calling AARP DC at 202-434-7700.