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Guide to Long Term Care Planning

We are happy to share this free, noncommercial resource with you and hope it will help you with your long term care planning needs.

Guide to Long Term Care Planning

Below are 35 in-depth chapters, totaling over 690 printable pages, from 8 experts and covering all areas of long-term care planning, or as it's more commonly called, elder care planning.

Understanding Long Term Care

Planning for Long Term Care

  1. The Need for Long Term Care Planning
  2. The Process of Long Term Care Planning
  3. Knowing Who to Contact for Help
  4. Paying the Cost of Care
  5. Long Term Care Insurance
  6. Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Loss of Capacity
  7. Medicaid Planning
  8. Using Life Settlements
  9. Using a Reverse Mortgage
  10. Using a Care Manager
  11. The Caregiver's Handbook
  12. Medicare Supplements, Advantage Plans & Part D
  13. Elder and Family Mediation Services
  14. Using Professional Home Care Services
  15. Community Aging Services and Senior Centers
  16. Using End-of-Life Services

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