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More than half of affluent, older Americans are unsure or can’t estimate what their annual health care or long-term care costs in retirement will be. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Even affluent people say they are “terrified” that escalating health care costs could wreak havoc on their golden years, according to the Nationwide Retirement Institute survey.

Emily Payne

Emily Payne is managing editor at BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she spent the past eight years writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.

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