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Health Care Reform and Long-Term Care: A Survey of AARP Members in New Mexico

AARP Member Opinion Research

AARP members in New Mexico strongly support access to affordable health and long-term care options, according to an August 2007 mail survey.

  • 85% say it is important for New Mexico to make health care affordable for all residents.
  • 54% say government should treat health care as an entitlement.
  • 65% support expanding access to affordable, quality health care for all even if it means an increase in taxes.
  • 94% say it is important to have long-term care services that enable them or family members to stay at home.
  • 84% are worried about their ability to afford long-term care.

This mail survey of 867 AARP New Mexico members was conducted between August 14 and September 11, 2007. For more information, contact Joanne Binette at 202-434-6303. (32 pages)

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