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November 13, 2001
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The United States must develop national policies on long-term care for the aged, the United Jewish Communities says. In a new guide, the umbrella organization of North American Jewish federations suggests financial reforms to Medicare, inter-agency partnerships in government and tax incentives as some ways to address an expected increase in need for elderly services. More than 20 percent of American Jews are over the age of 65, compared to 13 percent of the general population.

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