Serving an Increasing Older Population with Severe Disability: Serious Challenges Await Ohio Over the Next Twenty Years

September 26, 2016

Author

  • Shahla Mehdizadeh

Ohio faces a demographic and financing challenge as its population ages in the next 20 years. The number of people age 60 and older with a severe disability is projected to increase by 60% while the overall population growth will be at two percent. This brief explores issues related to the availability of informal caregivers, home care workers, and state role as the payer of last resort.  

  • Demographics
  • Long-Term Care Policy and Financing