Test Your Knowledge . . . About Long-term care

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Test Your Knowledge . . . About Long-term care - Quiz

"Long-term care" means care provided on a regular basis for three months or more for a chronic condition, disability, or ongoing illness. For example, it may mean someone provides help with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, and preparing meals or it may mean ongoing skilled care from a nurse or other health care professional.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most people who need long-term care live in:
    • A. 

      Their own home or the home of a family member

    • B. 

      A nursing home

    • C. 

      An assisted living residence

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    How much do you believe staying in a private room in a nursing home in Florida would cost, if you had to pay the entire cost yourself?  The answer is based on a Florida average. 
    • A. 

      $37,300

    • B. 

      $57,500

    • C. 

      $77,745

    • D. 

      Don't know

  • 3. 
    How much do you think it would cost for a four-hour home visit from an aide to help with such things as bathing, dressing, and the like, if you had to pay the entire cost yourself?  The answer is based on a Florida average.
    • A. 

      20.60 ($5.15 per hour x 4 hours)

    • B. 

      $80.00 ($20.00 per hour x 4 hours)

    • C. 

      $138.00 ($34.50 per hour x 4 hours)

    • D. 

      Don't know

  • 4. 
    How much do you believe staying in an assisted living unit would cost, if you had to pay the entire cost yourself?  The answer is based on a Florida average.
    • A. 

      $22,500 per year

    • B. 

      $31,700 per year

    • C. 

      $45,300 per year

    • D. 

      Don't know

  • 5. 
    In addition to private long-term care insurance, which of the following would pay for a long-term stay (lasting three months or more) in a nursing home?
    • A. 

      Medicare

    • B. 

      Private Medigap insurance

    • C. 

      Medicaid

    • D. 

      Don't know

  • 6. 
    What percentage of American's age 85 and older are residing in a skilled nursing center at any one time?
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      14%

    • C. 

      22%

    • D. 

      51%

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