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 one interested in Long Term Care Insurance get educated and become aware of their options to help plan for the future.

Educating About the Risk

Long Term Care Insurance is a great tool …

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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 to three years in the industry. He believes Genworth is well-positioned in all businesses, but especially in the Long Term Care Insurance market, and there is great potential for growth within that …

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The Best Cities for Retirement in Texas

The Best Cities for Retirement in Texas

Finding the best cities to retire to isn’t always easy. Fortunately, MarketWatch frequently compiles a list of the greatest cities in a certain state for retirement and has done so for Texas.

Retiring in Texas

Texas is a great state for retirement for a number of reasons. The warm weather, lack of a state income tax, and low cost of living make it a hugely appealing place for retirees to spend their Golden Years. If you already live in Texas or are considering moving …

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Cut Your Chances of Needing Long Term Care

Cut Your Chances of Needing Long Term Care

Planning for long term care is something we should all be doing, whether you are in your 20s or your 60s, and it entails more than just saving money. While putting money towards retirement and your future health care is a great thing to do as soon as you possibly can, there are other ways to help plan for long term care and possibly even reduce your risk of needing care at all.

Make Health a Priority

Focusing on your health is important to helping reduce your …

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Brace Yourself for High Health Care Costs in Retirement

Brace Yourself for High Health Care Costs in Retirement

When planning for retirement, there is often little focus on the detailed costs. Rather, many people simply guesstimate how much money they will need to continue paying for their daily lives and base their contribution rates off that. Unfortunately, one cost is often left out of the planning process, and it can easily be one of the biggest ones you will face.

Retirement Health Care

Health care costs in retirement can be staggeringly high, with a recent study placing them at around $220,000 for the average couple.

This …

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Discussing Retirement for Couples

Discussing Retirement for Couples

Thinking about retirement isn’t the most pleasant of activities, but it’s a necessary one if you want to be adequately prepared for your golden years. Talking about retirement with your significant other is just as important, since often people are on different pages about how much and when to contribute to their nest egg.

Talking Retirement

A recent survey found that couples are discussing retirement often, at an average of 14 times per year. Though this number sounds encouraging, it might not be the …

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Biological Clock Can Tell Your Body’s Age and Possibly Predict Timing of Disease

Biological Clock Can Tell Your Body’s Age and Possibly Predict Timing of Disease

The ability to predict disease may sound unreal, but researchers believe they may have found a tool that can help them predict when in someone’s life disease is most likely to occur. This new biological clock was developed by scientists as UCLA looking to get a better idea of how our body ages and what that age indicates for the future.

Measuring Age with DNA 

Steve Horvath, the lead author of the study and bioinformatician at UCLA, worked with other researchers to develop a way to use …

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Boomers Lag on Preventative Services that Could Help Improve Health

Boomers Lag on Preventative Services that Could Help Improve Health

Keeping up with your health as you age can seem difficult. With work, family, bills to pay, and errands to run, you may think that focusing on your health isn’t as important in your middle-aged years, but a recent report shows it’s more important than ever.

Preventative Care in Middle Age

A report by the AARP Public Policy Institute found that most middle-aged adults significantly underuse preventative services that are recommended for their age group and it often leads to detrimental consequences.

Services like mammograms, pap tests, colorectal …

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Finding the Best Nursing Homes in Texas

Finding the Best Nursing Homes in Texas

Long term care often brings about many difficult decisions that families must make. Along with the already stressful emotional aspects of dealing with a loved one who needs care, finding a good facility is at the top of the list of things families struggle with when faced with this kind of situation.

Fortunately, US News & World Report has compiled a resource to help families searching for information on nursing homes in their state.

Nursing Home Rankings

Best Nursing Homes 2014 was published recently to help make the …

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