The Impact of Aging on Long-Term Care in Europe and Some Potential Policy Responses

  title={The Impact of Aging on Long-Term Care in Europe and Some Potential Policy Responses},
  author={R. Saltman and H. Dubois and M. Chawla},
  journal={International Journal of Health Services},
  pages={719 - 746}
The article examines recent data on the impact of increasing numbers of elderly people in Europe on expenditures for long-term care services. After reviewing recent and projected future costs of long-term care, the authors examine current national strategies for long-term care as well as potential policy options that could reduce future expenditures due to aging. Although long-term care expenditures in Europe will rise over the next several decades, countries can adopt a variety of strategies… Expand
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