Long-term care insurance is designed to cover long-term services and supports, including personal and custodial care, in a variety of settings such as your home, a community organization or a facility.
Learn More About Long-Term Care Insurance
The AARP includes lots of information on its website about long-term care insurance, including factors to consider when deciding if long-term care insurance is right for you and sources for long-term care policies.
See What Long-Term Care in Iowa Costs
The American Administration on Aging has an interesting tool that shows the average daily, monthly and annual cost of long-term care services and supports in Iowa and other states.
A guide by Iowa’s Senior Health Insurance Information Program that can help you assess if long-term care insurance is appropriate for you. The booklet also discusses what long-term care insurance covers, how it works and how to compare plans.
This website, hosted by the U.S. Administration on Aging, provides basic information about long-term care insurance, including what it covers, how it works with Medicare and Medicaid, why advance care planning is important and how to pay for long-term care.