November is National Long-Term Care Awareness Month and it’s also the beginning of the holiday season. We understand that conversations about long-term care can be challenging for families. This awareness month is all about creating a game plan to help better prepare for your family’s long-term care needs.
At Guardian Pharmacy, we’re not your traditional, everyday pharmacy. We exclusively serve senior living and long-term care communities. That means we are 100% focused on you! During National Long-Term Care Awareness Month, we want to remind you that our commitment to improving the health and well-being of all residents is what inspires us to deliver more than medicine.
Here are three facts to know about Long-Term Care planning*:
- Americans are living longer, in large part due to advances in medical care and public health. Life expectancy in the US for those reaching 65 was 20 years on average in 2019.
- By 2030, one in five residents in the United States will be age 65 or older.
- The number of people in need of long term support services (LTSS) in the United States is already at 14 million and expected to grow to 27 million by 2050.
*Excerpted from the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance