5 things you need to know about assisted living

(CBS News) The Census Bureau estimates about 6.5 million older Americans need help with regular daily activities. That number is expected to double by the year 2020.

One solution for families struggling with aging parents, spouses, or grandparents is assisted living facilities.

But what should you know before taking advantage of this kind of care? CBS News' Rebecca Jarvis shared five things you need to know about assisted living facilities, from planning for care to calculating costs.

Watch the video in the player above for all of those tips, as seen on "CBS This Morning."



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