New York has one of the most expensive long term care services in the US. and with the statistics provided herein, it is a great challenge to seniors living in New York…And although Medicare and Medicaid are available in this City, they are still way more expensive than the average cost. Of course, if ltc services are expensive, it follows that ltc insurance is also costly. The best way to reduce the cost is to relocate to another city which offers affordable ltc services. Of course, not everyone is amenable to relocating so here’s a few guide on how to minimize the cost of ltci in New York: http://www.infolongtermcare.org/how-to-minimize-long-term-care-insurance-costs-in-new-york-state/
According to the NYS Partnership:
Homemaker Services (44 hours per week)
Home Health Aide (44 hours per week)
Adult Day Health Care
Adult Day Health Care (5 days per week)
Assisted Living Facility
Private, One Bedroom
To see the cost of care in New York by region, click here:
*All figures are from Genworth’s 2013 Cost of Care Survey (conducted by CareScout).
For the full report and newsletter, click here.Partnership Press Winter 2013-2014
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