For your convenience, all the tools and resources provided throughout OwnYourFutureTexas.org have been compiled below. Use them, along with the long-term care information and planning guidance provided on this website, to get started on your long-term care plan.
How much do you really know about long-term care? Test your knowledge.
What's your likelihood of needing long-term care? Answer these short 10 questions to find out.
This short quiz will help you understand if the benefits of planning ahead are important to you. Find out.
Long-term care insurance can be a sensible part of any financial plan. But it's not for everyone. Is it something you should consider? Find out.
National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Dial 2-1-1. It's a free, easy way to find out about services you can get in your area or through state programs.
If you can’t connect to 2-1-1, call us toll-free at 1-877-541-7905. You can also visit the 2-1-1 Texas website to find the phone number to your local 2-1-1 Area Information Center.
You may not be able to connect to 2-1-1 if:
Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
Area Agencies on Aging (AAA)
Administration on Aging
Family Caregiver Alliance
Elder Options of Texas
The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program
Consumer Rights and Services Hotline
Texas Department of Insurance
1-800-252-3439 / 512-463-6515
Texas Legal Services Center
Consumer Credit Commissioner
Own your future. Start planning with the information, tools, and resources in this kit. From the Texas Long-Term Care Partnership. Download.
Long-term care costs can vary greatly by the type of service as well as the city in which the service is provided. Of course, costs may differ in your area, but these numbers will give you a good idea of how much long-term care can cost.
Not all insurance agents or insurance companies sell Texas Long-Term Care Partnership-qualified policies. Find out which companies do.
Find out how much you could need for long-term care expenses. Download.
Explore how your personal finances might pay for long-term care. Download.
Long-term care insurance isn’t right for everyone. Answer these questions to see if it might be right for you. Download.
What's the criteria for comparing long-term care insurance policies? Find out with this convenient comparison worksheet. Download.
Make sure your medical care preferences are known. Complete a living will. Download.
Who will make your medical decisions if you cannot? Plan now by assigning a health care proxy. Find out how. Download.
Over 75 definitions to help you better understand long-term care.