A helpful book for anyone involved in caregiving for the elderly or disabled. Long term care is an approaching tsunami which the country and most families/individuals can't afford. Disruption in the approaches and methodology of long term care will occur. Understanding these changes and adapting to the new procedures will make the care of a loved one manageable and easier. Cutting edge ideas about long term care - discusses pros and cons of long term care insurance, outsourcing care to third world countries, why prevention can minimize the duration of care, why government assistance will vanish, why our attitudes towards death and aging must change and why institutional care is passe.