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The Real Cost of Long-Term Care (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Most Americans aren't even thinking about it, but the numbers say we should be.

While the costs and the means to pay for long-term care can be daunting to think about, the one thing that can put one's mind at ease is preparedness. In the infographic below, you'll get some of the facts about actual costs, your options for long-term care, and tips on how you can prepare now.

Because what may seem like a nagging expense now may cost more later.

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