According to Unum sales data, Americans are overwhelmingly pushing to age in place, rather than move to a nursing home for care. Not one group long-term care policy was purchased in 2007 to cover care in a nursing home only, the company said in a press release last week. Slightly more then 93 percent of inforce policies are used to cover some type of in-home care, and nearly 70 percent of group customers use their long-term care benefits for care that occurs in the home.

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