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long term care planning

Dedicated to the 40 million people
providing extended care to a loved one.

Stories illustrate reality of Long Term Care

We’re BuddyIns, a community of experts who are on a mission to help people understand their long term care planning options. Through stories shared by our team of LTCi specialists, our goal is to help you learn more about the importance of long term care planning.


Her disabled child motivated this teacher to create a long term care plan.

Timothy and Kate

Lessons learned from family tragedy help save their business.


Read how this successful consultant is taking care of her future with an LTC plan.

what can buddy do for you?

Making the decision to create a plan centered around future care needs can be a daunting process. When you’re ready to start your plan, or you have questions about the process, our specialists are here to help.

How the Buddy System Works

You have more experts on your side to ensure that you get your questions answered and the plan that is right for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Got a burning question? Chances are someone else did, too! Read our FAQs to get answers to some of the top questions.

Start Your Plan

In just five minutes, you can be on your way to greater peace of mind and a real long term care plan. You can do this!

facing an ltc crisis?

Finding yourself in the midst of a caregiving crisis can be scary and make you feel like you’re all alone. BuddyIns has partnered with Annalee Kruger, founder of Care Right, Inc., to provide you with a resource who can help struggling caregivers create a workable plan for moving forward. 

Think you can't afford long Term Care Insurance?

You live an active and healthy lifestyle. You won’t need long term care, right? Well, according to recent research, most Americans reaching the age of 65 will need some form of long term care in their lifetime. The good news is that long term care insurance can be more affordable than you think. 

Will You Need Care?

A 65-year-old has an almost 70% chance of needing long term care in their lifetime.

Women and Long Term Care

On average, women will need care for 3.7 years. That's 1.5 years longer than the average for men.

Affordable Planning

A long term care plan, also known as an extended care plan, can be tailored to fit your needs and your budget. Within a few minutes you can be on your way to creating a solution that works for you.


Tips and tools to help you learn about and plan for extended care needs.

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