In the News

Title

Prepare for possible long-term care needs

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-5-2015

Abstract

MANY of us hold on to an idyllic vision of our golden years, imagining we'll be in good health and living self-sufficiently in our own home.

BUT that scenario is likely to get dashed. On average, nearly 70 per cent of 65 year-olds will eventually need some form of long-term care. And 20 per cent will need it for more than five years.