What is long term care insurance

What is Long-Term Care Insurance?

What is long-term care?

Long-term care is the services you'll need when you are chronically ill and no longer able to care for yourself. Chronic illness may result from an accident, injury, or gradual frailty. Long-term care services range from assistance with basic personal activities such as bathing, dressing, and eating to more specialized nursing care or physical therapy.

Long-term care is so much more than just nursing home care and it is provided in a variety of settings, such as:

 

In Your Home: Home is where most people like to stay and receive care

Adult Day Care: Adult day care provides your care during the day while the person you live with is away at work. During the evening you return to the comforts of home

Alternate Care Facility: An alternate care facility provides more assistance than you can get at home, and you are not confined in a nursing home.

Nursing Home: A nursing home provides 24-hour nursing services for people who require a high level of care and attenti

 

 

 

 

Last Updated (Tuesday, 03 March 2009 17:20)

 
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