Below are some tools and resources that may help in your decision-making process.
“A No-Nonsense Look at Long-Term Care and How to Pay for It” a video by Kiplinger’s
This educational video, sponsored by John Hancock and produced by Kiplinger, provides an overview of long-term care and how long-term care insurance can help.
“The Next Step: A Kiplinger’s Workbook to Help You Plan Ahead for Long-Term Care”
Sponsored by John Hancock and produced by Kiplingers’ Personal Finance, this long-term care planning booklet covers a variety of important planning topics, including the odds of needing care some day, costs of care in different settings and regions around the country, and how to design an LTC insurance policy that best meets your needs.
Kiplinger’s 3-Step Guide
Originally made available to readers of the November 2010 issue of Kiplingers’ Personal Finance magazine, this guide is designed to help readers better understand the risks associated with needing long-term care, how to avoid common mistakes when planning for long-term care, and how to reduce costs when obtaining LTC insurance coverage.
Purchasing long-term care insurance helps to protect your assets. And coverage is often more affordable than you think. We recommend working with an agent or licensed financial professional to help you determine the best plan and premium for your needs. Click here to calculate your estimated premium.
Cost of care in your area
Choosing a daily benefit is essential in ensuring that the coverage you select will provide adequate protection. Our interactive map provides current costs based on geography. Click here to print the map.
Test your knowledge
There are many misconceptions about the need for care and the sources of funding. Do you know all the facts?