Funding long-term care expenses: What are your options?
Abstract: Few things can derail an estate plan as quickly as unanticipated long-term care (LTC) expenses. Most people will need some form of LTC (such as a nursing home or assisted living facility stay) at some point in their lives. And the cost of this care is steep. This article explores a few options to fund LTC expenses so that a person won’t deplete his or her nest egg. A sidebar details tax benefits available to offset LTC expenses.