AFA Offers Online Guide to Long-Term Care

About 70 percent of individuals older than age 65 will require at least some type of long-term care services during their lifetime. Often, cognitive and physical impairments resulting from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia prompt the need for long-term care. So for those encountering this issue, what different types of long-term care are available? How can families ease the transition to residential settings? How do you go about paying for long-term care? And is there insurance available? The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) now offers the answers to these and other questions in an extensive guide to long-term care on its Web site.

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