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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 options for covering the costs.

Related topics: Advance care planning, Alzheimer’s caregiving, Caregiving, Long-distance caregiving

Paying for Long-Term Care

How do people pay for long-term care? Learn about payment sources, including government programs, long-term care insurance, and other financing options.
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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.
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