Do you need to buy long-term care insurance? Here is important information.


Long term care need. Do you need to buy long-term care insurance?

The American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance strives to provide the most current and relevant information. If you have questions, please feel free to reach out to us.

Information may be used with proper citation (Data from the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, www.aaltci.org).


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Below Are Relevant Facts Regarding Long-Term Care Need

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Lifetime risk of Alzheimer's Disease or dementia

By midÔÇÉcentury (2050), the number of Americans age 65 and older with Alzheimer's dementia may grow to 13.8 million. This represents a steep increase from the estimated 5.8 million Americans age 65 and older who have Alzheimer's dementia today.

alzheimers dementia lifetime risk

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How Many Years People Survive After Alzheimer's Diagnosis

Click the link to read the research on survival rate for men and women age bands 65-75, 75 to 85, 85 and older. Click this link to read more.

alzheimer's survival after diagnosis

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Home Care Expenditures Growing (2019 Data)

Aging Americans want to be cared for at home and expenditures are increasing each year. While Medicare covers a portion, $12.5 Billion is paid out of pocket.

home care services expenditures 2019

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Nursing Home Costs Paid Out-of-Pocket By Individuals/Families (2019 Data)

While Medicare and Medicaid (poverty program) still pay most of costs for nursing home stays, Americans are increasingly paying more out-of-pocket. That is a key reason to have somne long-term care insurance in place.

nursing home out of pocket expenditures 2019

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