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Elderly Health Care #317672

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 21, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Susan Spencer) Plight of elderly in United States needing long-term health care and federal government's lack of legislature action examined; details given, scenes shown. [Carol EAGER - explains mother Margie Wallace's need for nursing care, inability to afford it.] [Health Care Fin. Admin. spokesperson Dr. William ROPER - defs. lack of long-term federal health care for elderly.] Govt. panel's recommendations outlined on screen, discussed. [Panel chairperson Dan. BORQUE - cites economy of long-term insurance by employers.] [Villars Fndn. spokesperson Jeff KIRSCH - notes majority of working Americans can't afford such private insurance]

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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