The Long-Term Care Act in the state Legislature would provide up to $100 a day for long-term care needs for 365 days total, through a modest payroll deductions into a trust. (Dreamstime/TNS)

The Long-Term Care Act in the state Legislature would provide up to $100 a day for long-term care needs for 365 days total, through a modest payroll deductions into a trust. (Dreamstime/TNS)

Editorial: Act would help solve looming elder care crisis

As our society ages, we have to make a provision for family members’ and our own long-term care.

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