Caregiving Presents Workplace Challenges for Women: Enrollment in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program May Help
The FLTCIP Delivers Value
The FLTCIP Reflects Your Preference for Home Care
Long term care is not just for the elderly! Think you're too young?
Nearly 41% of long term care is provided to people under age 65."
- Georgetown University Long-Term
Care Financing Project,
Long-Term Care Financing:
Policy Options for the Future,
There are several factors that should drive your decision.
First, consider the geographic area where you will most likely be receiving long term care services. The cost for services is generally higher in metropolitan areas. Find the Cost of Care in Your Area.
Second, consider how much money you can contribute from your savings to help cover the cost of care and how much you are able to afford in long term care insurance premiums. You may be able to pay a portion of the cost of care in return for a lower coverage amount and lower premium. Calculate how much you might be able to self-fund.
Finally, take into consideration the rising cost of medical expenses by carefully selecting an inflation protection option.