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Women Worry More Than Men About Senior Healthcare Costs, Data Shows

By March 4, 2021March 17th, 2021Senior Services

Medical care is a significant retirement expense. Here’s how to plan for it

It’s no secret that healthcare is a huge expense for seniors. But new data from reveals that women worry more about it than men.

In a recent survey of Medicare enrollees aged 65 and over, 66% of women said they’re concerned about their ability to pay for future healthcare costs. By comparison, only 51% of men said the same.

Furthermore, 18% of women reported having trouble paying for prescription drugs within the last year. On the other hand, only 11% of men claimed a similar hardship.

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