Fidelity also looked at long-term care costs, expected to hit 7 out of every 10 Americans who reach the age of 65 in the next five years. (Photo: Getty)

More than a quarter of a million dollars — that’s how much retired couples can expect to spend on their health care once they’ve left the workplace.

That’s according to Fidelity’s Retiree Health Care Cost Estimate, which found that a 65-year-old couple retiring this year should be prepare to spend that much over the course of their retirement.

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