Excerpt from: Senior Housing News (click for full article)
As the demand for assistance with daily activities and long-term care for millions of Americans grows everyday, the question of who should provide long-term care solutions stands at a crossroad.
What happens when a home improvement project goes haywire? A professional from the private sector—not the government—is called in to fix your leaky faucet. However, the social and economic challenge is that the foundation for that assistance is beyond the reach of a vast majority of individuals.
Not so long ago, Congress made a formal repeal of the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Act that was part of the Obama Administration’s Affordable Care Act. The Act was thrown off the cliff….the fiscal cliff as part of the legislation that passed earlier this year.