Most senior couples will need LTC for at least one partner: report

Even among the healthiest older adults, a 75% chance exists that one partner will require a significant level of long-term care as he or she ages, according to a new Healthview Services report. The data show a 25% probability that both partners could end up needing a skilled nursing facility or an assisted living community or require at least 44 hours per week of skilled at-home healthcare.