The Washington Post: Seniors report spending $22 billion from savings to cover health-care costs

In the past year, Americans of all ages reported borrowing an estimated $88 billion to cover health-care costs, according to the West Health and Gallup report.


April 2, 2019

West Health launches new interactive website at 2019 Healthcare Costs Innovation Summit forecasts U.S. healthcare spending in real time, showing the nation is on track to spend more than $12 trillion on healthcare in the year 2040.



In 10 years, over half of middle-income #seniors won’t be able to afford an assisted living facility or their medical expenses, according to a new @Health_Affairs study via @victoriaregisk @KHNews

About 13 hours ago from West Health’s Twitter via TweetDeck

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We Stand With Seniors... Will You?

We Stand With Seniors applauds Governor Gavin Newsom for including the development of a statewide Master Plan for Aging among his top initiatives in his State of the State address and prioritizing the needs of California’s aging population.   LEARN MORE HERE


Through video, livestreams, webinars and other multimedia, we are working to shine the light on the challenges facing seniors in this country and the actions we need to take to lower the cost of healthcare for all Americans.

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