Questions About Long Term Care PC1369-Digital

RETIREMENT PLANNING

LONG-TERM CARE

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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