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About Long-Term Care Planning

Long-term care describes the care required for an individual who, due to a disability, whether by an illness, accident, cognitive impairment (such as Alzheimer’s), or old age, needs assistance performing activities of daily living. While long-term care is commonly associated with care in a nursing home, it can also be obtained at home or in assisted living. Proper planning can greatly increase the availability of long-term care at home.

Failing to plan for the cost of long-term care can be devastating. Without planning, an unexpected need for long-term care can substantially reduce your independence and make you dependent on the generosity of family.

We have extensive experience with long-term care planning and have authored several resources on the subject: