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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Poll: Family Members of Older Adults with Serious Illness Are More Confident That They Know Their Medical Wishes When They Have Written Documents

Most Seriously Ill Seniors Struggle with Cognitive and Mental Health Challenges; Nearly Half Reportedly Have Problems Understanding Drug and Medical Instructions Seniors with serious illness and their families are more likely to feel their wishes for medical care are being followed when they have written them down, finds a new…

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Serious Illness in Late Life: The Public’s Views and Experiences

In context of the rapidly growing number of older adults in the U.S. and increasing challenges that this population faces, the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted a large scale, nationally representative telephone survey to better understand people’s expectations about later life and efforts they’ve taken to plan for if they become seriously ill. To learn more about the experiences of those with serious illness specifically, this survey also included interviews with adults who are either personally age 65 or older living with a serious illness, or have an older family member who is or was before they recently died.

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The Health Care Views and Experiences of Rural Americans: Findings from the Kaiser Family Foundation/Washington Post Survey of Rural America

In partnership with The Washington Post, the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted the Survey of Rural America to gauge the views and experiences of people living in small towns and rural areas across the United States, and how they are similar or different from those in urban and suburban settings. This brief explores where health care fits in rural residents’ political views, including attitudes toward Republican plans to repeal and replace the ACA as well as views of Medicaid. It also examines how rural Americans’ health care experiences compare with their urban and suburban counterparts.

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Kaiser Family Foundation/Washington Post Partnership Survey Probes Experiences and Views of Rural Americans

Jobs Are Major Concern for Rural Residents: Two Thirds Rate Local Job Market as Fair or Poor, and Most Would Encourage Young People to Leave for Opportunities Elsewhere A new partnership survey of rural and small town America conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation and The Washington Post gauges the…

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Factors Affecting States’ Ability to Respond to Federal Medicaid Cuts and Caps: Which States Are Most At Risk?

This issue brief examines the factors that could affect states’ ability to cope with reductions in federal Medicaid funding of the sort proposed in the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA), which would eliminate enhanced federal matching funds for the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion and convert Medicaid to a per capita cap or block grant system of financing.

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Health and Health Care for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders (NHOPIs) in the United States

This infographic looks at health and health care for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders in the United States, including a look at their health status and access to care.

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Health and Health Care for Blacks in the United States

This infographic looks at health and health care for Blacks in the United States, including a look at their health status and access to care.

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Health and Health Care for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIANs)

This infographic looks at health and health care for American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, including a look at their health status and access to care.

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Salud y Atención Médica para los Hispanos en Estados Unidos

This Spanish-language graphic examines health and health care for Hispanics in the United States, including a look at their health status and access to care.

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Health and Health Care for Hispanics in the United States

This graphic looks at health and health care for Hispanics in the United States, including a look at their health status and access to care.

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Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.