Tags : Long Term Care

Planning Ahead

Understanding changes in long-term care insurance  We’re two years into the Covid-19 pandemic, and it’s hard to find an industry unaffected by change. The long-term care insurance industry is no exception.  As a result of the pandemic, insurers have seen higher death rates and lower long-term care claims, according to a survey by Milliman, an actuarial […]Read More

Addressing Cracks in Long-Term Care

With staff shortages and residents’ social isolation, what needs to change in our nation’s nursing homes? Undeniably, the pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in our nation’s long-term care facilities, including skilled nursing facilities and other communal residential facilities for older adults.  Deaths in senior housing due to Covid-19, along with the impact of social isolation, dominated […]Read More

Finding Funds

Look outside the box to pay for long-term care Ask someone about their ideal living situation in their golden years, and they’ll likely say they hope to live a healthy, independent life into their 90s.  In many cases, though, that’s not the reality. An estimated 17% of adults age 75 to 84 and 42% of adults […]Read More

Long-Term Care Insurance

A buyer’s guide to protecting yourself for future care costs No one wants to think about needing care as we get older, much less about the cost of that care. But, in reality, we may eventually need help managing our daily living — and we will need to pay for that assistance. Long-term care insurance […]Read More