By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room
I thought you might find the National Clearinghouse for Long Term Care Information of interest.
Most long-term care is not medical care, but rather assistance with the basic personal tasks of everyday life, sometimes called “Activities of Daily Living."
Interesting information in the LTC Clearing House websites includes
Understanding long-term care services and your possible needs. This section includes a list of services and supports you might need as your age. For more information go here -- Understanding LTC .
Planning ahead for long term care. About 70 percent of people over age 65 require some type of long-term care services during their lifetime. For more information go here -- Planning for LTC .
The average costs for long-term care in the United States (in 2010) are
This LTC website also includes information on resources and more .
Original content Bob DeMarco, the Alzheimer's Reading Room