In a survey of Americans ages 30-65, 77% agreed with the statement "I should know more about long term care insurance than I currently do.”
Today, thanks in large part to advances in medical science, most Americans can look forward to enjoying a long life span. Along with the prospect comes the realization that – although a long term care need can occur at any age – the longer we live, the more likely it is that we’ll need extended care before we die. The majority of Americans do, in fact, require long term care in their later years. This care can be very expensive, and is a great threat to financial security in retirement.
By reading this information and talking with the nurse advocate who gave it to you, you are taking important steps to preserve your quality of life and your financial future, regardless of what the future may hold.