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At one time managed care or long term care was sought to be a thing for the elderly or for persons with special needs. Long term care is for those who require special attention in which they cannot care for themselves. They typically have no one who can provide them with the type of assistance that they require. Long term care can be provided at home. Many just think of long term care at a facility such as a nursing home or assisted living facility. Long term care can be provided at home with the comfort of at home attendants or specialists. Typically long term care for the elderly is for those who have special needs or debilitating circumstances where they cannot take care of themselves. They have the need of assistance for their daily needs.Some facilities are apartments where the residents care for themselves with limitations but they have medical staff available. The elderly tend to need more day-to day care to ensure quality of life and overall health

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