Never Going To Need Care!"
fall into this category state emphatically “I’m
never going to need care! I’m the picture of health.
I golf, play tennis, swim, jog, run the marathon in
New York, Boston and Kenya (annually). Ironically, those
who take care of themselves the best may need long term
care the most, because they won’t die suddenly
of a massive heart attack.
many people perceive the risk of needing long term care
to be less than 25%, the actual risk for needing care
(either home care or nursing home care) is over 50%
according to a 1994-1995 profile by the health insurance
association of America/Life Plans, Inc. For many people
it won’t be nursing home care they need as much
as in-home care. However, in-home care in New Jersey
can cost almost as much as assisted living.