A PAPERBACK ORIGINAL A comprehensive guide to understanding, choosing, and buying long-term care services and insurance "An excellent source of information." --Money magazine "This book provides the information and guidance people will need to make sound decisions about ensuring and gaining access to long-term care."--Ann Landers In the next 10 years, more than 12 million Americans will require some form of longterm care. Written by the trusted experts at the United Seniors Health Council, Planning for Long Term Care demystifies the issues surrounding long-term care insurance so readers can make informed decisions when buying a policy. It provides an overview of all long-term care services, along with guidance on how to access them and how to pay for them. It also covers a host of financial and family issues related to home care, assisted living, nursing home care, private long-term care insurance, and much more.