About 70% of people over age 65 will require some type of long-term care services in their lifetime. Of those, more than 40% will need care in a nursing home.
It’s impossible to predict if—or for how long—you will need long-term care. But, many factors increase your likelihood of needing paid, long-term care services.
Understanding your risk factors may help you plan for your potential long-term care needs. Take this short quiz to assess your personal risk factors.
For each question, select the statement that best describes you and your situation.