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Fewer Americans buying long-term care insurance
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

What if your golden years should include not only adorable grandkids and sun-kissed cruises, but also a broken hip, a stroke, or Alzheimer’s?

Americans seem largely unwilling to plan for such unwelcome possibilities, according to a wide array of people who care for elders or provide financial planning. And this year Americans have dramatically slowed purchases of a source of financial protection against such calamities: long-term care insurance.