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Here is advice: * Not only does it not make sense, you can't! It may, however, make very good sense, depending on your own personal situation, to buy Long Term Care insurance. * If it were available to a person age 72 which I doubt, it would not make sense to purchase it.

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Q: Does it make sense to purchase disability insurance at age 72?
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