What does “personal care” mean in a long-term care insurance policy?

Personal Care ( Custodial care) = Care to help individuals meet personal needs such as bathing, dressing and eating. Someone without professional training may provide care.

Source: National Association of Insurance Commissioners
A Shopper’s Guide to Long-Term Care Insurance 2009
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About Scott A. Olson

Scott A. Olson, is the author of “The Guidebook for Making Long-Term Care Insurance Easier.” He is a licensed insurance agent and has specialized in long-term care insurance since 1995. He is licensed to sell long-term care insurance in over 40 states. Scott was born and raised in New Jersey and attended Rutgers University. Scott was a caregiver for a close relative for two years. That personal experience has made him acutely aware of how to help his clients design and choose a long-term care policy that will benefit them when they need it the most. Scott and his wife Carolyn live in Redlands, California. Scott and Carolyn have four sons.