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Quote Of The Week: Becoming A Caregiver, 30 Years Earlier Than Expected

“There comes a point in time where everyone has to care for a parent. It just happened 30 years sooner than I ever anticipated it.” Interview with Adrienne Glusman, who became her mother’s caregiver at age 29, as interviewed by  Clare Ansberry, “The Call to Care for Aging Parents Comes Sooner Now,” The Wall Street […]

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When YOUR Long-Term Care Premiums Start Climbing, Will YOU Know What To Do?

If you’re the owner of a long-term care insurance policy, you’ve probably learned that premiums can (unfortunately) go up over time. But when you’re confronted with a big increase, do you know what your options are? Here’s a real life example we’re facing in our office. We’ve been helping a client who just found out […]

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Join Us For Our January 26th ‘Meet The Expert’ Lunch!

Questions about long-term care? Come join us for lunch on Thursday, January 26 at our offices and ‘Meet the Expert’. Our guest will be William “Bill” Dyess, one of South Florida’s most experienced long-term care experts, who is a fellow member of the South Florida Financial Planning  Association. This is a great opportunity to learn […]

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Quote Of The Week: Alzheimer’s Is Third Deadliest Killer

“Alzheimer’s may be the nation’s third-most deadly killer, according to a study that suggests many more Americans die from the disease than is known.  As many as a half-million people in the U.S. are killed by Alzheimer’s each year, or about five times more than the 83,494 now cited on death certificates.” “The findings should […]

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7 Little Known Facts About Long-Term Care

No one can dispute that long-term care is a huge and growing need.  Last year, some $6.6 billion in long-term care benefits was paid to about 200,000 individuals. Here are some interesting facts about long-term care that you may not know, based on an analysis of more than 160,000 claims paid by a leading insurance company in 2011: 1).  […]

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Long-Term Care Policies That Really Paid Off

If you have ever had a family member or loved one who needed long-term care, you know how expensive that care can be. While premiums can be high, some purchasers of long-term care insurance get many times their money’s worth back in benefits, according to claims data compiled by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. […]

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What’s Next for Long Term Care Insurance?

Solving the long-term care puzzle is one of the most challenging problems our clients face.  Most people are aware of the very high cost of long-term care, and understand the potentially devastating impact on their finances.  However, they also know that long-term care insurance can be expensive, policy premiums can go up over time, and not everyone can even qualify for coverage. […]

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