do I get started Making Long Term Care Risk Protection
S. Stum, Ph.D. Family Social Science
Recognize your risk of needing long term care.
important that individuals examine their risk
of needing long term care and the potential costs
of long term care. A person should consider factors
that make him/her more or less likely to need
care. These factors include:
health status and lifestyle,
of family assistance.
and families should also educate themselves about:
of needing a long nursing home stay,
of needing in-home and community services to
remain in the home,
gradual increase of long term care needs over
Understand the possible long term care costs or
need to consider the costs of long term care.
Most people underestimate the costs associated
with long term care. People should be able to
answer the following questions: