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AARP: "Planning for Long-Term Care: Your Resource Guide."
AARP Public Policy Institute: "Long-Term Care Insurance: 2012 Update."
Bureau of Labor Statistics: "Occupational Employment and Wages – May 2010," "Occupational Employment and Wages – May 2012."
American Association of Long-Term Care Insurance: "Best Age to Buy Long-Term Care Insurance," "The Ability to Remain in Your Own Home is one of the Greatest Benefits of Owning Long-Term Care Insurance."
California Health Advocates: "Frequently Asked Questions About Long-Term Health Insurance," "Items to Consider Before Buying Long-Term Care Insurance," "Long-Term Care Insurance: An Overview."
Colorado State University Extension: “Long-Term Care Planning."
Longtermcare.gov: "Alzheimer's," "Costs of Care in Your State" "Legal Steps for Medical Well-Being," "Medicare," "Paying privately," "Using Life Insurance to Pay for Long-Term Care," "What is Covered by Health and Disability Insurance?" "What is Long-Term Care?" "What is Long-Term Care Insurance?" "Where Can You Receive Care?" "Where to Look for Long-Term Care Insurance," "Who Pays for Long-Term Care?" "Who Will Provide Your Care?" "Who Needs Care?"
National Institutes of Health: "Frequently Asked Questions," "Long-term care," "Paying for Long-Term Care."
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