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3 Reasons to Talk with Seniors About Long-Term Care

3 Reasons to Talk with Seniors About Long-Term Care

3 Reasons to Talk with Seniors About Long-Term Care – Helping a loved one plan for long-term care can be a challenging conversation to start. Seniors have enough reminders of their mortality — and we certainly don’t want to think about our family members getting sick and needing care. This is one of many reasons we tend to avoid having this hard talk. In fact, while 70 percent of seniors say they don’t want to be a burden, less than 50 percent have talked with their family about their wants and needs for long-term care and final arrangements.

Planning for the Possibility and Costs of Long-Term Care

Planning for the Possibility and Costs of Long-Term Care

Planning for the Possibility and Costs of Long-Term Care – Most people hope that they won’t require long-term care as they age, but sometimes, it’s necessary. This type of care includes services and support to meet personal care needs and activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, toileting, and eating. Other long-term care services include housework, money management, meal prep and clean-up, clothing shopping, and medication management.