Is long-term care insurance worthwhile?

A quick and short answer would be yes, however, the need for long term care insurance are also influenced by several factors depending on your age, your current living situation, health and financial status. If you are living alone, financially stable, and do not have family members to care for you then long term care insurance will really be worth it. If you have history of chronic illness in your family, you might as well consider getting long term care insurance as well. But if you are already ill and above 60 years old, then the chances of getting it will be very low as it would cost too much and you might be declined. Long term care insurance is worth it when you have planned for it while you are still young and healthy, in addition, don't buy it if you have no plans of keeping it.