Facts about Long Term Care

What is long term care?

Many of us worry about who would take care of us if something happens, and no one wants to be a burden. Long term care (LTC) is the assistance or supervision you may need when you are not able to do some of the basic activities of daily living (ADL) such as:

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  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Eating
  • Continence
  • Toileting
  • Moving in and out of bed

A need for long term care may result from:

  • Accidents
  • Illness
  • Advanced aging
  • Stroke
  • Other chronic conditions
Providing long term care can be time consuming, expensive and exhausting. Help protect your family and get the information you need to see if long term care insurance should be a part of your plan. To learn more, explore the various long term care options available and potential cost of long term care.

*Individual stories and quotes are fictitious and are used for demonstrative purposes only.

Long Term Care Insurance is underwritten by Genworth Life Insurance Company, Richmond, VA


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I'm too young to need long term care.


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