Long-Term Care Feed

This coming June 17th marks 2018’s Father’s Day- a national holiday to celebrate fathers and their contributions to their families. These occasions also provide a time of reflection on family and how to better plan for the future in order to protect yourself and them financially. A part of that planning process should include evaluating your long-term care insurance needs. What is long-term care insurance and why is it important? As people age, the need for added support or services to carry out either personal or health related tasks can arise. Long-term care is defined as the medical or non-medical... Read more →


For many, November marks the beginning of the holiday season. This is a time centered on family, togetherness and bringing in the New Year on a good note. These occasions also provide a time of reflection on family and how to better plan for the future in order to protect you and your loved ones financially. It so happens that, aside from housing the Thanksgiving holiday, November is also Long-term Care Awareness Month—making this the perfect time to start your plan now. What is long-term care insurance and why is it important? As people age, the need for added support... Read more →


Once an able-bodied and independent adult, they now struggle to recall the memories that make up their lives. They struggle to walk, let alone stride with their once normal gait. They become suspicious of those they love for unfounded reasons and find themselves acting out in ways they never would have before. They, eventually, become totally dependent upon others for everyday tasks they once could do on their own. They represent the millions of Americans who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. In addition to hosting Father’s Day and the first day of summer, June also represents Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month.... Read more →


June 18th marks 2017’s Father’s Day- a national holiday to celebrate fathers and their contributions to their families. These occasions also provide a time of reflection on family and how to better plan for the future in order to protect yourself and them financially. A part of that planning process should include evaluating your long-term care insurance needs. What is long-term care insurance and why is it important? As people age, the need for added support or services to carry out either personal or health related tasks can arise. Long-term care is defined as the medical or non-medical support needed... Read more →


If you’ve been wondering if long-term care insurance is right for you and if it should be an important part of your overall financial plan, we’ve got information to help in your quest for answers and decision-making. Let’s look at latest industry findings and research… Approximately 7 out of 10 American’s age 65 or over will need some form of long-term care services during the remaining years of their lives, many people have turned to products like long-term care insurance to protect themselves against this potential catastrophic cost. More than 40% will require this care in a nursing home. In... Read more →


While many of us have no trouble turning to family for help in most instances, long-term care might not be one of them due to all that is involved. Purchasing long-term care plans can be affordable for those in good health, and can cover a lot when out-of-pocket costs fall short and many turn to Medicaid, which can lead to reduced options in terms of care facilities and even impoverishment. Healthcare costs for retirees can skyrocket into the hundreds of thousands of dollars, making long-term care insurance a consideration, no matter how generous your family members may be. Long-term care... Read more →