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Savvy Senior: Ways to pay for long-term care without insurance or savings

Dear Savvy Senior,

What types of financial resources are available to help seniors pay for long-term care? My 86-year-old mother will need either an assisted living facility or nursing home care in the near future, but she doesn’t have long-term care insurance and her savings are minimal.

Searching Daughter

Dear Searching,

The cost of assisted living and nursing home care in the U.S. is very...