New polling finds that a majority of Americans agree that government should find ways to help people age at home, instead of institutional settings like nursing homes.
It found that 42% of Republicans favor a government long-term care insurance program for all Americans, compared to 78% of Democrats. It brings the total support to 60%.
Another overall marker for the poll: Altogether 63% of Americans favor more funding to help low-income people age at home; and even 50% of Republicans agreed. Just 10% of respondents were opposed to it.Click here to sign up for our Morning Edition and Sunday Insight newsletters. They are dedicated to keeping you in the know. You can also download the FingerLakes1.com App for Android (All Android Devices) or iOS (iPhone, iPad)