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Is Long-Term Care Insurance On Its Death Bed?

When I started my business in 2000, there were about 140 insurance companies marketing long-term care insurance products. Today, just a handful. About seven offering standalone products if you count the federal program for government employees. More if you include insurers offering hybrid designs that include a life insurance or annuity component. Collective premiums in

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The Wish Act – Appropriately Named

Another attempt at long-term care funding. The WISH Act: Well-Being Insurance for Seniors to be at Home. Do we need it? Sure. Only 10% of Americans aged 50 and older have long-term care insurance. Yet most of us will experience a long-term care event once we reach age 65 and beyond. Average long-term care expense

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5 Reasons Why You Need To Plan For Long-Term Care

It’s not a fun topic. We get that. But it just might be the most important thing you do to protect your financial security. Here are five key reasons: Most Americans aged 65 and older will need long-term care. Who Needs Care? | ACL Administration for Community Living It’s not covered by Medicare. Medicare | ACL Administration

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Thank You For Being A Friend…Want To Home Share?

Definition: An arrangement whereby several participants live together in one home. The participants share the costs. Are you single? No kids? No family nearby? Lonely? Retired or soon to be? Worried that you will be an elder orphan? A Golden Girl living arrangement may be to your liking. It was September of 1985 when the

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