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Long-Term Care

Long-term care services help people live as independently and safely as possible when they can no longer perform everyday activities on their own. Find out about different types of long-term care and how to pay for them.

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What Is Long-Term Care?

It's difficult to predict how much and what type of long-term care you or your family members will need. Be prepared with this guide to long-term care.
Professional caregiver helping an older woman using a walker

Planning for Long-Term Care

Long-term care could mean staying in your home—aging in place—or considering a nursing home, other facility, or hospice care. Learn how you can be prepared.
Older man writing down long term care plans

Paying for Care

How do people pay for long-term care? Learn about payment sources, including government programs, long-term care insurance, and other financing options.
Older woman and her daughter going over long term care  finances

Aging in Place: Growing Old at Home

Many older adults want to stay in their homes as they age. Get tips on planning ahead to stay in your home and ways to find the services you need.
Older woman and her caregiver giving her a meal

Choosing a Nursing Home

If you're considering nursing homes or assisted living facilities, read about things to consider and questions to ask.
Older woman in a nursing home with a care provider's hand on her shoulder