I am now in about the same spot as you were. I have also been considering the AARP MedLife LTC. Did you make comparisons with other companies? What sold you on AARP? I would be interested in know any additional information you might have on this. Yes, I called various insurance companies, including, but not limited to State Farm, Aetna, etc. The only problem I had with them is the fact that all is want is simple coverage. I have no children and have now turned 55. I want coverage for assisted living rather than in-home care, and for nursing home care, for lifetime. MetLife through AARP is the best deal I found. The other companies did offer just nursing home/assisted care without inflation protection. The cost was $90-$105 per month. Until my condo is paid in full (in 4-1/2 years), I did not wish to have the inflation protection. With $3,300 per month coverage, plus the small Social Security checks each month, along with drawing income from investments without touching principal, I should be OK and comfortable. That way the corpus of my investments along with my two real estate holdings will still be there for my godson and goddaughter.I may choose to add inflation protection down the road; however, right now, inflation is practically nil, and the extra expense is not warranted.Donna
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