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Category Archives: Long-Term Care

Retirement Planning Beyond the Basics

There’s no doubt that the workforce is changing and as more baby boomers are reaching retirement age, this is also raising questions about how retirement is different. Traditional retirement planning might not cut it anymore, particularly if you’re not using … Continue reading

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Discharges, Medicare, and Long Term Care Basics for Seniors

A new study identified that Medicare could save approximately $4.6 billion with no negative impact by disallowing discharges to long term care hospitals. The study analyzed different outcomes for patients between 1998 and 2014 for those patients who were discharged … Continue reading

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Clients Express Fears About Long Term Care Needs

Most people recognize that the rising costs of long term care will certainly impact their retirement planning abilities and their lives in older age. However, approaching long term care planning is notoriously difficult, especially when many clients are concerned or … Continue reading

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More Seniors File for Bankruptcy Amid Limited Long-Term Care Funds

Do you have a plan for your retirement that includes long-term care? More seniors than ever are questioning whether they have enough support to live into older age, especially with the risk posed by long-term care costs. Most people know … Continue reading

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Study Shows Patients Not Prepared for Long Term Care Costs

Are you assuming that you won’t need the support provided by long term care? That could be a significant mistake and one that could cost you and your loved ones for many years. A new study has shown that plenty … Continue reading

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Long Term Care Prices Are on The Rise

Americans keep assuming, incorrectly, that the government will cover the vast majority of their long-term care expenses, but that is not true, and research shows that long term care expenses are only increasing. The Genworth 2017 Cost of Care Survey … Continue reading

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Tips for Saving on Long Term Care Insurance

If you are looking ahead to the future to protect your own assets and to cover the very expensive cost of nursing home or other necessary care when you are older, long term care insurance is an important opportunity to … Continue reading

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Nursing Homes Versus In-Home Care

Geriatric facilities in general are moving away from providing long term care beds and are instead increasing the number of rehabilitative beds offered. This is largely due to financial reasons since Medicare will pay up to $600 per day for … Continue reading

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Why You Need to Have a Plan in Place for Long Term Care

Since the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shared that nearly 70% of Americans who are turning 65 will need long term care at some point, there is a good opportunity for planning ahead for your own future. The … Continue reading

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Wealth Planning and Long-Term Care Planning for Aging Parents

If you have the responsibility of taking care of your aging loved ones, this is an extremely common situation that is facing more people in the sandwich generation. The sandwich generation often has children of their own, while they are … Continue reading

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