On average, about 70% of all individuals eventually need long-term care; however, only 46% predict they may need long-term care. Those surveyed also estimated that they might begin needing long-term care at age 79, when the average age for starting long-term care is 73. These findings were reported in "Cost of Long-Term Care," by Moll Law Group. The organization surveyed 2,000 Americans, aged 18 and older. The goal was to determine how prepared the general population is about the different aspects of long-term care. Additional findings include: Those surveyed averaged $25 . . .