- Seventy percent who reach 65 will need long-term care, but few plan for it, Rob Lowe says
- Lowe says to talk with your parents about what they would like to do if they need such care
- Long-term care often is needed because Americans are living longer, Lowe says
Rob Lowe is an actor and the author of "Love Life" and "Stories I Only Tell My Friends." He is also in partnership with Genworth, the Long Term Care & Life Insurance Solutions company. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)You need look no further than the glut of beautiful, young and immortal vampires and permanently incapacitated zombies overpopulating our culture to see that America has issues when it comes to aging.