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5 things to know about long-term care policies

By administrator | Aug 26, 2015

5 things to know about long-term care policiesNews from Chicago Tribune: Long-term care is a subject nobody likes to think about. Yes, Medicare and supplements will pay for illness and hospitalization costs. But they don’t pay for care at home, or in assisted living, when you can no longer do basic activities such as bathing, [...]

Top long-term care insurer no longer selling policies in Mass.

By administrator | Mar 29, 2015

Top long-term care insurer no longer selling policies in Mass.News from Boston Globe (subscription): Massachusetts consumers looking to buy long-term care insurance to help pay the rising prices for nursing homes and elder services face a shrinking number of choices because the nation’s largest long-term care insurer has pulled out of the state. Genworth Financial [...]

Insurers shrink policies for long-term care; rates rise

By administrator | Mar 28, 2015

Insurers shrink policies for long-term care; rates riseNews from The Detroit News: MATTHEW CRAFT, Associated Press 12:30 a.m. EDT March 28, 2015 Greta Mason, left, and Susan Dent talk at a New York state elder care home. Costs of such accommodations are rising.(Photo: Miklos Gratzer / AP) CONNECT continues on The Detroit News … Read [...]

Long-Term Care Policies: Let the Buyer Beware

By administrator | Feb 28, 2015

Long-Term Care Policies: Let the Buyer BewareNews from New York Times: To the Editor: “Long-Term Care Insurance: Costs Are Up but Vary Widely,” by Ann Carrns (Your Money Adviser column, Feb. 21), offers useful information about pricing, provided by the director of the trade association of long-term insurance carriers. But the column does not mention [...]

The Register’s Editorial: Long-term care policies have their risks

By administrator | Sep 21, 2014

The Register’s Editorial: Long-term care policies have their risksNews from DesMoinesRegister.com: The Register’s Editorial Board 11:23 p.m. CDT September 20, 2014  (Photo: The Register) 33 CONNECT … Read the full article . Related News: . .

Retirement Planner: Long-term care policies and your rights

By administrator | Aug 5, 2014

Retirement Planner: Long-term care policies and your rightsNews from San Jose Mercury News: When it comes to long-term care insurance, regular readers will recall my negative feelings on the subject, but with my father approaching two years in a nursing home, I’m beginning to see how insuring this cost can make sense for many Americans. [...]

Understand long-term care policies

By administrator | Jun 7, 2014

Understand long-term care policiesNews from Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier: Turning 60 and looking forward to a retirement in which neither spouse devours their nest egg, my friends researched long-term care policies. After reviewing health histories, a long-term care insurance company accepted our male friend quickly. His wife had to complete a memory test. Immediately I [...]

Costs rising for vital long-term care insurance policies

By administrator | May 28, 2014

Costs rising for vital long-term care insurance policiesNews from Philly.com: The costs of long-term care for the elderly are a wild card that can make or break retirement. “If people run out of money, it’s often because of long-term care costs,” Jack VanDerhei said at a pension conference this month in Philadelphia. But only a [...]

Long-term care policies will soon cost more for women

By administrator | Feb 15, 2013

Long-term care policies will soon cost more for womenNews from Reuters: By Mark Miller CHICAGO | Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:56pm EST CHICAGO (Reuters) – The gender gap is about to get a little wider as the formerly egalitarian long-term care insurance market starts charging higher prices for women. While life insurance has long been [...]

CalPERS considers 85% rate hike for long-term care policies

By administrator | Oct 12, 2012

CalPERS considers 85% rate hike for long-term care policiesNews from Sacramento Bee: CalPERS is preparing to impose a rate hike of up to 85 percent on most of its long-term care insurance policyholders. The rate hike would begin in 2015 and would be phased in over two years. It would affect three-fourths of the 150,000 [...]

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