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November Is Long Term Care Awareness Month

It can happen to you

You are probably already aware of the issues related to long term care, whether it is through direct experience as the caregiver of a loved one who needs daily assistance, or knowing a family member or friend who requires more support as they age. Long Term Care Awareness Month is an opportunity for you to consider the possibility that you may need this type of care in the future and learn how you can start planning for it today.

Seventy percent of people turning age 65 will need some form of long term care during
their lives.1

Myths about long term care

Click on a myth to learn more about it.

Myth 1: Health insurance will pay for long term care.

Myth 2: Medicare or Medicaid will pay for long term care.

Myth 3: I can save enough on my own.

Myth 4: My family will take care of me.

Long term care insurance may help

Long term care insurance can be a smart way to help protect your income and assets and remain financially independent should you need long term care services someday.

The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) covers long term care in a nursing home, assisted living facility, hospice facility, adult day care center, and at home, and includes informal caregiver provisions that allow a family member or friend to be reimbursed for the care they provide.



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