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Spending on long-term care services for the elderly is projected to increase at least 2 1/2 times by 2050–to $379 billion.

Long-Term Care: Aging baby boom generation will increase demand and burden on federal and state budgets, Statement of David M. Walker Comptroller General of the United States. http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d02544t.pdf. Published 2002

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