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November is LTC Awareness Month

With November designated as “Long-Term Care Awareness Month,” here are some important facts you should be aware of when it comes to planning for long-term care:   70% of people over age 65 will require some type of long-term care services during their lifetime. (Source: 2015 Medicare & You, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)   78%of adults receiving care at home rely on family and friends as their only source of care. (Source: National Family Caregivers Association.)   The average length of a nursing home stay is 835 days—or more than two years. (Source: Centers for Disease Control and
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