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Long-term Care Planning: When is Home Care the Appropriate Choice?

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For more ideas on ways to research and make wise choices, we recommend the following resources:

National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information
A wealth of information and resources to help plan for future long-term care needs, courtesy of the US Dept. of Health and Human Services.

Long-Term Care Link
This comprehensive resource for long-term care planning, available from the National Care Planning Council, offers an assortment of articles to help educate about all aspects of long-term care planning.

Long-Term Care Insurance
AARP discusses important features and key issues for those considering long-term care insurance.

Medicare and Long-Term Care
This section on Medicare.gov provides a summary of what long-term care means and the roles of Medicare and Medicaid in long-term care.

Statistics on Long-Term Care
Family Caregiver Alliance compiles national long-term care statistics from multiple studies and sources in this informative fact sheet.

Long-Term Care Calculator
The Long Term Care Insurance National Advisory Center offers this handy long-term care cost calculator to help people calculate the average cost of long-term care in their area and plan accordingly.