How Much Long-Term Care Insurance Should You Purchase?

Long-term care insurance helps you prepare for financial costs associated with aging, such as nursing home care, assisted living, or in-home care. Yet long-term care insurance policies vary widely in terms of the amount of coverage and how long the protection lasts. The Average Costs of Care The 2021 Genworth cost of long-term care survey provides national median monthly costs for the following: Nursing home care = $9,034 (private room); $7,908 (semi-private room) Adult day health care = $1,690 Assisted living = $4,500 Homemaker services = $4,957 Home health assistance = $5,148 Whether you have a health condition that you know will Continue Reading