About Long-Term Care
What is Long-Term Care?
Long-term care is the type of care you may need when you are no longer able to care for yourself due to a prolonged illness such as a cognitive impairment such as dementia, or if you need assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) such as dressing, bathing, eating, toileting, transferring, and continence for an extended period of time. Long-term care is provided is the recipients home or in a long-term care facility such as a nursing home or an assisted living facility. Most often it is believed that long-term care is only for older people, when in fact the need for long-term care can strike anyone
at anytime due to an accident or a debilitating illness.
Who Pays for Long-Term Care?
- Personal resources of individuals or their families Medicare will pay for skilled care only with certain eligibility requirements, it does not cover custodial care (non-skilled care). Medicaid - for those with low income and limited assets Long-term care insurance
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