who qualifies for long-term care

5 Factors That Make Qualifying for Future Long-term Care Probable

A woman called me the other morning asking about her mother, who’s in a nursing home. She wondered if qualifying for long-term care insurance was an option. “She’s already in a nursing home?”“Yes, transferred from the hospital last week. Apparently, Medicare won’t pay after the first three months.”“You’re right about that. There’s a cap of 100 […]

Long-term care insurance and senior living

Are You Ready for the Sticker Shock of Long-term Care?

I recently read an article in the Boston Globe about a theme-based retirement community set to open later this year in Daytona Beach, Florida. Since I work in the long-term care insurance industry, it caught my attention.Jimmy Buffett is expanding his Margaritaville brand to include a new kind of retirement community – Latitude Margaritaville. It’s […]

How to Plan for a Future You Can’t Fathom

Let’s talk long-term care. No really. Stop snickering (or groaning). I’ll wait. If you need a reason to spend the five minutes it will take you to read this, learning something you didn’t know you didn’t know, here’s some sage advice from my dad. “Ignoring a problem won’t make it go away. Deal with it.” […]