September 29, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Understanding the Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP)

The Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) offers long-term care for federal or US postal employees or any active or retired Uniformed Services members. First, the basics of long-term care: it isn’t professional medical care,…

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September 8, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

There Are Many Options for Long-Term Care

Long-term care is comprised of a variety of services that meet medical and non-medical requirements for people who cannot care for themselves for long periods of time. It is a highly individualized care system that…

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July 14, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Continuing Care Retirement Communities on the Rise

In continuing care retirement communities (CCRC), sometimes referred to as life plan communities, the goal is to provide a long-term care option for older residents. These residents prefer to live in the same community, though…

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May 19, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Be Prepared, Do Not Wait

You can hear your mother say something like that, right? And how often have you wished that you’d followed mother’s good advice? Nobody really wants to think in advance about accidents or illness. But if…

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February 17, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Affordable Long-Term Care Needs To Be a Priority In The US

There will be challenges ahead as the population age 85 and older, the most likely to need long-term care, will more than triple between 2015 and 2050, as AARP reports. Elected leaders must rethink institutional…

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September 2, 2020 In Advocacy, Insurance

The Long-Term Care Crisis Rises for Our Aging Population

Americans are facing escalating long-term care (LTC) crisis. Industry driven, massively underpriced policies are playing fiscal catch up with hefty premium rate increases. This price increase is forcing some aging Americans to abandon their policy…

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August 19, 2020 In Advocacy, Insurance

Tips for Holding a Family Caregiving Meeting

A family caregiving meeting is an essential tool when dealing with the care of an aging loved one. These meetings are beneficial for helping to keep all family members abreast of decisions that need to…

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August 12, 2020 In Advocacy, Insurance

Should My Children Pay for My Elder Care?

It’s well known by the American population the extremely high cost of long-term nursing care. Costs can run around $7,000.00 or more per month, depending on location. Hundreds of thousands of people presently need that…

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