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"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.

• 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

A. Their own home or the home of a family member
Explanation
You are Correct! The answer is Their own home or the home of a family member: Most people who need long-term care live in their own home or the home of a family member.

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• 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

C. \$77,745
Explanation
You are correct! The answer is \$77,745 a year for a private room. The national annual cost for a semi-private room in a nursing home is roughly 69,350 per year.

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• 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

B. \$80.00 (\$20.00 per hour x 4 hours)
Explanation
You are correct! The answer is \$80.00 (\$20.00 per hour x 4 hours): The Florida average cost for a four hour visit from a home health aide is roughly \$80.00 or \$20.00 per hour.

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• 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

B. \$31,700 per year
Explanation
You are correct! The answer is \$31,700 per year: The Florida average cost for a single unit in assisted living residence is roughly \$31,700.

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• 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

C. Medicaid
Explanation
You are correct! The answer is Medicaid: In addition to private long-term care insurance, Medicaid would pay for a long-term stay (lasting three months or more) in a nursing home.

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• 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%

C. 22%
Explanation
You are correct! It is estimated that 55% of this age group are impaired or require some form of long term care.

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