Where is long-term care provided?
The need for long-term care does not mean being confined to a nursing home. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 80% of long-term care is provided at home.3 You can receive long-term care in a variety of settings, including:
- Adult day care centers
- Assisted living facilities
- Nursing homes
- Hospice facilities
- Your home
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information, www.longtermcare.gov, September 2008.