Long Term Care: High Risk High Cost

Long-term care insurance may not be the right choice for you if you are of limited means or might quickly qualify for Medicaid. read more
  • Three out of four current nursing home residents are women.
  • Women are almost twice as likely to need a nursing home after age 65 and more likely to have a longer length of stay.
  • Elderly women living alone are less likely to have a family caregiver, and therefore have a greater need for additional financial resources to cover long-term care costs in nursing homes or assisted living facilities.

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