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  Actuaries to Study How COVID-19 Affects Patients’ Spouses In the past one spouse’s need for long-term care has increased the odds the other spouse will need care. What Biden’s $400B Plan to Shift Long-Term Care Home Could Mean for Nursing Home Operators The shift to home

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  Traditional LTCI policy now Offering a Guaranteed Premium Good news! NGL now offers a traditional LTCI policy with a guaranteed premium that can be paid over 10 years. This ONLY applies to their new 10-pay product. They’re finally addressing one of the complaints with Traditional Stand-Alone

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  Improving the Long-Term Care Insurance Customer Experience An LTC insurance veteran has ideas about how to get policyholders and their families out of a paperwork maze. Black Caregivers Value Long-Term Care Insurance: Nationwide About 92% of Black caregivers surveyed said COVID-19 has increased the importance of

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  Beware Unsolicited LTCI offers from Your Carrier LTCI carriers send unsolicited offers to reduce a policy’s premium. The offer is good for the carrier. Is it good for your client? That depends. Spending Growth on Home Health and Hospitals ahead of growth for Nursing Homes This

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  Americans Worry More Now About Their Long-Term Care Plans And Prioritize Staying At Home The vast majority of Americans (87%) believe it’s more important than ever for people to stay at home for long-term care, as well as have a plan for long-term care (85%) and

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  Caught in the Middle: How Young Parents Can Plan for Long-term Care One family’s story shows how important long-term care plans are … and how whole life insurance with a long-term care rider can help. Medicare Part B premiums are rising in 2021 by more than

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  Reducing the Risk of Falls for Older Adults Older adults experience a fall at some point. It is often unexpected and most don’t have a plan in place preventing senior falls. Low Interest Rates Push Prices for New Life-LTC Hybrids Higher Carriers say COVID-19 deaths and

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  Nursing Homes Given Federal Go-Ahead To Allow More Visitors Nursing homes visitors have been banned since March because of COVID-19. Now the federal agency that regulates the facilities has outlined terms for resuming visits immediately. Ken Dychtwald: 75% of Households Could Face a Big Retirement Shock

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Take a quick skim through articles we found useful this month in the Long Term Care planning world. 68 Million Americans Are Changing Their Retirement Plans This is the fifth in a 10-part series on “The Future of Retirement” that we are posting over the course of

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