How-to's of Home Health Aides
This is a series of 3 articles in the NYTimes' excellent blog by Jane Gross (her blog is titled The New Old Age). It discusses home health aides from a licensed agency, which gives one a good idea of costs, issues, etc. to consider. The link is to the third article, which gives additional links to the first two.
Yes, I know most people can't afford this. However, this is a rare look into actual costs in a big city, and thus useful for everyone to consider when planning for their own LTC needs.
Here is a link that might be useful: Home Health Aides series