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Long Term Care

Long Term Care in Sacramento and Surrounding Areas

Long-term care (i.e. assistance with dressing, bathing, eating, ambulating or using the toilet) is extraordinarily expensive and not covered by Medicare.

Most families cannot afford to take care of a loved one with dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, stroke or Multiple Sclerosis. And very few people have purchased long-term care insurance or have vast resources for the necessary expenses.  

Unfortunately, the majority of people over age 65 today will need long-term care services in their lifetimes.

The average length of care is 2 years, but 20% of people will need care for longer than 5 years.

California nursing home costs in 2017 an averaged $110,000 per year and assisted living facilities averaged $54,000 per year.

As a result, life savings, retirement accounts and even the family home are drained rapidly to pay for long-term care and extended hospital stays, leaving nothing for the surviving spouse and nothing to pass to your children.

The right legal and senior care solutions can help you or a loved one facing long-term care needs and expenses.

For more in-depth information, you can download California Department of Aging's Consumer's Guide to Long-Term Care by clicking here.

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Call The Chubb Law Firm today at (916) 241-9661 to review your goals and discuss your options.

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