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Long Term Care

No one plans to have their health change or wants to admit they might need long term care someday. The need for long term care can come at any time, and at any age. This resource center will help you:

The term "long term care" can mean different things to different people. Here is what we include in that term:

As part of Extension's Center for Family Development, we understand that long term care financial decisions are about more than money. We are not selling financial or long term care products or services. We offer unbiased, research-based information for educational purposes to help you plan ahead, know your options, and make the decisions that are best for you and your family.

Related Resources

Are Consumers Vulnerable to Low Knowledge of Long-Term Care? — Journal article that reviews consumers' knowledge of long-term care. Written by Amanda E. Matzek and University of Minnesota Extension Specialist, Marlene S. Stum; published in Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal.

Financing Long Term Care: Insurance & Its AlternativesUtah State University Cooperative Extension — Reviews long term care options, costs, insurance, and other resources.

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