Cover: Long-term Care

Long-term Care

Can Our Society Meet the Needs of Its Elderly?

Published in: Annual Review of Public Health, v. 1, May 1980, p. 227-253

Posted on rand.org 1980

by Robert L. Kane, Rosalie A. Kane

Because population projections suggest that an increasing proportion of future societies will be elderly, growing attention has been focused the role of the nursing home.

This report is part of the RAND external publication series. Many RAND studies are published in peer-reviewed scholarly journals, as chapters in commercial books, or as documents published by other organizations.

RAND is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND's publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors.