Managing a Long Term Care Insurance Rate Increase

Managing a Long Term Care Insurance Rate Increase
It’s something no one looks forward to, but every one should be prepared for, and I’m not talking about long term care itself (although that applies, too). Premium rates on Long Term Care Insurance policies can go up and it’s up to the consumer to plan for this potential change and hedge their risk of ...

How Food Can Act as Medicine

How Food Can Act as Medicine
I came across an article recently that addresses the current health crisis happening across our nation and provides a common sense solution to help improve the health of the people of the United States and prevent the same problems from happening in the future. Helping People with their Health A story in the Statesman Journal ...

Shopping for Long Term Care Insurance Made Easy

Shopping for Long Term Care Insurance Made Easy
We speak with consumers every day, most of them interested in buying a Long Term Care Insurance policy. What we find is that many of them are overwhelmed or confused by their various options and therefore less willing to make a decision. That’s why we put so much time and effort into helping educate consumers ...

Caring for Grandchildren May Improve Cognitive Abilities in Women, Study Says

Caring for Grandchildren May Improve Cognitive Abilities in Women, Study Says
If you’re a grandmother who loves spending time with your grandchildren, there is good news: caring for your grandkids may actually help boost your brainpower, according to a new study. Different Effects  A study published earlier this month in the journal Menopause found that women who spend time caring for their grandchildren may experience mental ...

Harvard Report Addresses Caregiver Burden Amidst Rise in Long Term Care

Harvard Report Addresses Caregiver Burden Amidst Rise in Long Term Care
Unpaid care is the main source of long term care in the United States and with an increasing need for care comes an increasing burden on caregivers. A recent Harvard report tackles the issue of caregiver burden and its potential effects. Long Term Caregivers According to the report, an estimated 43.5 million friends and family ...

Long Term Care in Texas Costs How Much?

Long Term Care in Texas Costs How Much?
Living a long life isn’t an uncommon desire; in fact, it’s quite common to hear someone say they want to live to 100 years old (or even older!). With a long life come certain changes, though. Long term care is one of them. If you are planning to live a long life, you must also ...

Two New Memory Care Facilities Under Construction in Texas

Two New Memory Care Facilities Under Construction in Texas
As the need for long term care continues to increase across the United States, senior housing developers are working to keep up with demand. Memory Care in Texas Memory care facilities are of particular interest to providers as more people begin to recognize the importance of patient-centered dementia care. The LaSalle Group recently broke ground ...

How Genworth Handles Policyholder Services

How Genworth Handles Policyholder Services
In a recent short video about Genworth’s Long Term Care Insurance division, President and CEO Tom McInerney addressed the company’s approach to policyholder services. Consumer Needs McInerney expressed what a fantastic job Genworth does of meeting the needs of consumers looking to get coverage for long term care. They also perform well when the consumer ...

A Position of Leadership Within the Long Term Care Insurance Industry

A Position of Leadership Within the Long Term Care Insurance Industry
As the Long Term Care Insurance goes through some changes in the next few years, just as it has for the past few years, it’s important to have leaders within the industry to help forge the optimal path for consumers and providers. Genworth Financial is currently taking up that role and looking to help any ...

The State of Genworth in the Long Term Care Insurance Industry

The State of Genworth in the Long Term Care Insurance Industry
Genworth Financial released some short videos featuring President and CEO Tom McInerney discussing some topics relevant to the Long Term Care Insurance industry and the changes Genworth is making in how they approach the business. Future of Long Term Care Insurance Speaking on the state of Genworth, McInerney expressed his excitement about the next two ...