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 about the different options and why it’s so important to plan ahead.

Shopping for Long Term Care Insurance is one thing that seems to be intimidating to people. Not only do …

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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 benefits from that time. Researchers looked at 185 Australian women between the ages of 57 and 68. The women all took three tests of their mental abilities, like memory, processing speed, and …

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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 are currently acting as unpaid caregivers for their loved ones. Although the majority of Americans aren’t prepared for the risk of becoming or needing a caregiver, an estimated 7 in 10 seniors …

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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 be prepared for the high financial risk that long term care poses.

Genworth Financial recently published their 2014 Cost of Care Survey, which details just how expensive long term care is …

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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 on two memory care facilities in Texas.

The two newest LaSalle Group memory care facilities are located in Austin and Georgetown. The location in Georgetown has been named Autumn Leaves of Georgetown and …

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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 is in the most need, which is when they are actually making a claim.

Genworth has a great reputation in the industry, according to McInerney, of paying claims reliably and helping guide claimants …

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