While half of them will need it at some point in their lifetime, when it comes to long-term care, most Americans get a failing grade, according to a survey conducted by MetLife.

The MetLife survey of 1,488 Americans between 40 and 70 years old found that most lack a basic understanding of long-term care. According to MetLife, the cost of LTC services is one of the areas where Americans have the greatest gaps in their knowledge.

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