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Long-Term Care in Tennessee: A Survey of Self-Identified Registered Likely Voters Age 18+

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By any number of measures, Tennessee lags far behind all other states in offering older adults and those with disabilities a chance to receive long-term care (LTC) in the home and community, rather than in nursing homes, which are often more costly. AARP's Tennessee state office commissioned a telephone survey to explore the opinions of self-identified registered likely voters age 18+ on the current state of LTC in Tennessee. The survey specifically explored respondents' preferences and concerns about where to receive LTC services and their confidence in being able to afford these services and support for redirecting public funds to help people stay at home as long as possible. The survey found that: … Back to Article

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