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Posted on Dec 14, 2017 (2 days ago)

75 Must-Know Statistics About Long-Term Care
Morningstar.com
13.2%: Percentage of people who receive professional home healthcare who have long-term care insurance coverage, 2010. $5,518: Median total household wealth for people who have lived in a nursing home for six months or more. $0: Median household wealth ...


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New York Times

Easing the Burden on Caregivers
New York Times
Eleanor Thommes and her sister have reorganized their schedules and finances to take care of their 93-year-old mother, Elising Roxas, who needs round-the-clock care. “A lot of women, especially single women, need to work,” said Ms. Thommes, 63, who ...


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Posted on Dec 2, 2017 (14 days ago)

Madison.com

Retirement planning should include long-term care costs
Madison.com
What to know about long-term care insurance. Only 11 percent of older Americans have private long-term care insurance, according to the Bipartisan Policy Council, and with good reason. Simply put, premiums are too expensive for most people. Some ...

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Posted on Nov 27, 2017 (19 days ago)

CNBC

Considering long-term care coverage? Here's a reality check
CNBC
For those with investable assets of $1 million or less, long-term care insurance may be not worth the risk and reward. He gave the example of a couple in their early 60s in sound health with a $750,000 portfolio ($400,000 in an individual retirement ...

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Planning for Healthcare and Long-Term Care in Retirement
Morningstar.com
Regular, traditional long-term care insurance right now, we are having a tough time with it. It's expensive and it's hard to get our clients to buy it. We go through those other two avenues first before we go to traditional long-term policies. Benz ...


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Posted on Dec 14, 2017 (2 days ago)

Don't Count on FEHB to Cover Long-Term Care Costs
FEDweek
Long-term care is available on the private market as well as through the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program. In general, people eligible to enroll in the FEHB are eligible to apply for coverage under the FLTCIP (domestic partners who meet certain ...


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Posted on Nov 22, 2017 (24 days ago)

Newsday

Long-term care insurance: Knowing the costs and complexities
Newsday
With costs like that, some people are turning to long-term care insurance to cover these bills. People who are considering purchasing this insurance should know that it's costly and very complex and that not everyone will qualify. Here are some key ...


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Posted on Nov 28, 2017 (18 days ago)

CaryCitizen

Money Matters: Is Long-Term Care Insurance a Good Idea?
CaryCitizen
Cary, NC – There is a good possibility that you or your spouse will eventually require some form of long-term care. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, about 70 percent of people aged 65 or older will enter a nursing home for ...


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Posted on Nov 30, 2017 (16 days ago)

InvestmentNews (blog)

State of the long-term care insurance industry
InvestmentNews (blog)
That's because the challenges of growing older affect us all. As a son and husband, I experienced this firsthand caring for my own family. My wife is now confronting the challenges of caring for her mother – 800 miles away. Scenarios like these are ...


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Posted on Dec 8, 2017 (8 days ago)

ExpressObserver

What Will Your Long-Term Care Look Like?
Investopedia (blog)
Because of the changing nature of the health care industry and the long-term care insurance industry. First, some facts: In Florida, where I live, the Florida Health Care Association reports that the average cost for a private room in a nursing home is ...
Global Long-term-care Insurance Market 2017 – Humana Inc, UnitedHealth Group, Sun Life FinancialExpressObserver
Global Long-term-care Insurance Market Sees Promising Growth in 2017Newsient (blog)

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