Long Term Care Insurance The Facts.About 9 million Americans, now age 65 or older will require long-term care according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This number is expected to rise 25% by 2020 to 12 million. (Senior Journal, July 2007)Medicare generally doesn`t pay for long term care. (www.medicare.gov, August 2009)42% of today`s workers are not confident in their ability to pay for long term care in retirement. (Retirement Confidence Survey, Employee Benefit Research Institute, 2009)By 2030, 20% of all Americans, or about 71 million people, will have passed their 65th birthday. 80% of older Americans are living with at least one chronic condition. (Executive Summary, The State of Aging and Health in America, Centers for Disease Control, 2007) Knowledge is power. Call or email us today to review options forprotecting your financial future.