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The private insurance market has proved wildly inadequate in providing financial security for millions of older Americans, in part by underestimating how many policyholders would use their coverage.
Deciding when, or whether, to buy long-term care insurance can be complex. Here’s what to know.
The add-ons pile up: $93 for medications, $50 for cable TV. Prices soar as the industry leaves no service unbilled, out of reach for many families.
The facilities can look like luxury apartments or modest group homes and can vary in pricing structures. Here’s a guide.
The United States has no coherent system of long-term care, leading many to struggle to stay independent or rely on a patchwork of solutions.
The financial and emotional toll of providing and paying for long-term care is wreaking havoc on the lives of millions of Americans. Read about how a few families are navigating the challenges, in their own words.
Most countries spend more than the United States on care, but middle-class and affluent people still bear a substantial portion of the costs.