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Long Term Care Insurance

Two New Ways to Buy Long Term Care Insurance

Terry Savage | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business
Terry Savage

Long term care insurance has gotten a bad reputation because insurers have been raising premiums on existing policies. The insurance companies admit ...

Thanksgiving Thoughts on Long-Term Care Costs

Terry Savage | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Terry Savage

November is Long Term Care Awareness month. And unless you have a parent who requires home care, or care in assisted living or a nursing home, you will probably stop reading here -- and whisper a silent prayer that it doesn't happen to you or your loved ones. That's not a good strategy.

The Best Reasons For Living Out Your Golden Years Overseas

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Those facing Catch-55 approach the end of their careers, meaning no need to worry about a move overseas limiting your career options. So why not see if you could get an overseas assignment? I'd say all -- well, maybe nearly all -- workers could benefit from an overseas job, whether they face Catch-55 or not.

INFOGRAPHIC: 1 in 4 Americans Are Not Prepared to Pay for Long-Term Care

Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD | Posted 09.02.2013 | Fifty
Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD

Long-term care is support provided to older people and adults with disabilities who cannot perform these activities on their own due to a physical, cognitive or chronic health condition that is expected to continue for an extended period of time.

'Medicare Will Pay For It' And 9 More Myths About Long-Term Care

Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Most people over 65 will need some kind of help with the activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, or moving around. The need for such hel...

What Mom Really Needs for Mother's Day

Rep. Jan Schakowsky | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Rep. Jan Schakowsky

This Mother's Day, I want to call attention to the role women are playing in long-term care. Women are the overwhelming majority of the workers providing long-term support to seniors and people with disabilities.

Gifts Mom Won't Use (I Hope!)

Terry Savage | Posted 07.06.2013 | Women
Terry Savage

Quick: Think of two Mother's Day presents that mom would really appreciate, is unlikely to buy for herself and hopefully won't use.

What Two-Thirds Of Americans Are In Denial About

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 06.24.2013 | Fifty

WASHINGTON — We're in denial: Americans underestimate their chances of needing long-term care as they get older – and are taking few steps...

The Single Best Thing To Do With Your Money If You're In Your 50s Or 60s

Posted 03.13.2013 | OWN

By Suze Orman Taking The Long-Term-Care View Pushing yourself to save even a small amount is the smartest move you can make. Long-term...

So How You Doin'? How Y'all Doin'? Part 3: When It's Time to Disobey Your Parents to Take Care of Them

Sandy Harris | Posted 09.27.2012 | Fifty
Sandy Harris

For most of us, our parents don't want to change their 401(k)s or whatever retirement plans they have. Unfortunately, the time has come for us to help them so they have enough funds for their retirement plans and goals.

Long-Term Caring Means Insurance

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.18.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

By 2030, one in five Americans will be a senior citizen and estimates are that those needing long-term care insurance will skyrocket to more than 23 million Americans. And each one of them is looking at a projected long-term care costs of about $300,000 a year.

Ways to Assess Long-Term Care Insurance Companies

Leann Reynolds | Posted 11.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Leann Reynolds

Long before anyone expects to be thinking about in-home caregivers or nursing homes is precisely when they should be considering long-term care insurance.