The facts are astounding in terms of those of us who are expected to need long term care in the future.
According to a report that was part of an article on the Morningstar website the statistics that were gathered from Insurers and insurance associations point to the following stats about those Americans that would need long term care in the future:
- 37 million Americans age 65 or older in 2005
- 81 million Americans age 65 or older in 2050
- 9 million Americans age 65 or older in 2012
- 12 million Americans age 65 or older expected to need long-term care in 2020
Talking with a company like Sackett & Associates Insurance Services is the first step that an individual or a couple should take in planning for their future healthcare needs.
The stark reality is that in this economy, you really can’t depend on your family to take you in and attend to your long term care needs because in many cases they really do not have the time or the capability to take care of an older family member properly.
Now is the time to plan for your own long term care needs and it all starts with a simple phone call to Sackett & Associates, an insurer that’s been in business for over thirty years and are ready to assist you in planning your future.