LTC Experience, Knowledge, and Awareness


Experience with LTC

LTC Experience, Knowledge, and Awareness. Experience with LTC


Experience with LTC

Experience with LTCAll Respondents (n = 15,298) %
Provided LTC to family member/friend 27,4
Currently Providing LTC to family member/ friend25,7

Have you or has someone you know ever:

LTC Experience, Knowledge, and Awareness. Have you or has someone you know ever


Have you or has someone you know ever

Have you or has someone you know ever:All Respondents (n = 15,298) %
required LTC because of a disability or illness?52,8
received paid in-home care for ADLs?31,3
been a resident in a nursing home/assisted living facility?44,2

Knowledge of LTC

LTC Experience, Knowledge, and Awareness. Knowledge of LTC


Knowledge of LTC

Knowledge of LTC% Correct
Average cost of a month of nursing home care20,2
Average cost of 1 hour of home health aide care15,3
Medicaid is the government program that pays the most for long-term care services in the U.S.25,3
Average length of nursing home stay is less than 5 years34,9

Familiarity with LTC Insurance Policies

LTC Experience, Knowledge, and Awareness. Familiarity with LTC Insurance Policies


Familiarity with LTC Insurance Policies

Familiarity with LTC Insurance Policies% Correct
T/F: Monthly cost of a private LTC insurance policy first purchased at age 45 will be the same as the monthly cost of policy a first purchased at age 65.66.7
T/F: In order to buy most private long-term care insurance policies, you usually need to be in good health.41.0