Caregiving is hard on families, even harder when caring for those with Alzheimer’s. Training is available when no advance plan exists and family must step in.
Hip fractures are one of the cost common injuries an older person will face. Often the result will require long-term care.
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners is urging Congress to make policy changes bolstering Long-Term Care Insurance and its availability to the public as it faces the challenges of an aging population.
Many of us will suffer from foot or ankle problems at some point. These problems cause pain and even cause falls which can lead to injuries and long-term care. Proper treatment will ease the pain.
Family caregivers suffer hardships when providing Long Term Care services. Most are untrained and create issues for those giving care and receiving care.
Hybrid long-term care and short-term care policies are new options for Long-term Care Insurance. Consumers should weigh the pros and cons for each policy type.
Nearly half of family caregivers administer multiple medications, treat wounds or operate specialized medical equipment. Some states require hospitals to give them better instructions. This can be hard for families especiall
A public policy group founder calls for additional tax incentives to help consumers buy LTC Insurance. Joseph Stango, founder of “Choice Centered Medicaid” is calling for additional tax benefits because the financial ris
Skilled and advanced long term care for a private room costs break a national average of $100k per year for the first time.
New AARP report highlights the amount of money that family caregivers spend of providing care to family member. Hispanic families impacted even more. LTC insurance will reduce this burden and protect assets.
The pop & rock stars that played on your radio are now aging, just like you. Health issues which cause Long Term Care impacts retirement savings. Safeguarding savings with affordable LTC insurance should be part of your plan
Fox has been outspoken about living with, and finding a cure for, Parkinson's disease since he went public with his diagnosis in 1998. He has slammed 'disturbing' reports about his 'declining' health
A new study confirms women continue to enjoy longer life, however that means they require a higher level of disability as they age. This means women must plan for the financial costs and burdens of aging.
An aging America means products and services to service the Long Term extended care needs of this group is growing and evolving. Diapers are a good example as more people have needs as they age.
Richard Kiel's passing with health issues reminds us the need to plan early for health issues as part of our retirement planning.
Everybody grows older at a different pace. You may be one age and feel like another. But no doubt, everyone ages.
Here is another good reason to diet. New research shows a link between weight in mid-life and risk of Alzheimer's including the age one might suffer from it.
More and more people in Illinois have long-term care insurance, and people are receiving benefits in record numbers. More people require care and LTC insurance protects assets & eases the burden on a family.