A National Study of Assisted Living for the Frail Elderly: Final Summary Report. Is Assisted Living Affordable for Low and Moderate Income Older Persons?

11/01/2000

Assisted living was largely not affordable for moderate and low-income persons aged 75 or older unless they disposed of their assets and spent them down to supplement their income. Further, to the degree that some ALFs were affordable for low and moderate-income older persons, they were more likely to be ALFs categorized as low service and low privacy facilities.

National Study of Assisted Living for the Frail Elderly: Results of a National Survey of Facilities
AUTHORS: Catherine Hawes, Miriam Rose and Charles D. Phillips
DATE: December 14, 1999
AVAILABLE ONLINE:
     Executive Summary (http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/facreses.htm)
     Full Report (http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/facres.htm)


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