have a disability that may require long-term care services*
The cost of long-term care can be expensive: For many, the cost of long-term care can be expensive, absorbing income and depleting savings. Some of the average costs in the United States for long-term care* include: $6,844 per month, or $82,128 for a semi-private room in a nursing home $7,698 per month, or $92,376 per year for a private room in a nursing home $3,628 per month for care in an assisted living facility (for a one-bedroom unit)
$68 per day for services in an adult day health-care center
3. DOESN’T MEDICARE PAY FOR LONG-TERM CARE?
Many people mistakenly believe that Medicare, the federal health insurance program for older Americans, will pay for long-term care. But Medicare provides only limited coverage for long-term care services such as skilled nursing care or
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