Prepare for possible long-term care needs
Jamie Patrick Hopkins
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.
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