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Important Tips for Incorporating Long-Term Care Into Your Estate Plan

  • Medicare Adapts to Coronavirus Limitations
    Medicare Adapts to Coronavirus Limitations
    In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that it has increased access to Medicare telehealth services. This means that Medicare beneficiaries can receive more benefits from their doctors without having to travel to a healthcare facility. The terms "telehealth" and "telemedicine"
  • Better Ways to Treat Alzheimer’s Patients
    Better Ways to Treat Alzheimer’s Patients
    The National Institute of Health (NIH) Library of Medicine reports the most common form of dementia is Alzheimer's disease, accounting for approximately two-thirds of all diagnosed cases of dementia. Alzheimer’s is also one of the most expensive diseases to treat and often results in financial strain on families trying to
  • Understanding the Qualifications for Social Security
    Understanding the Qualifications for Social Security
    Anyone can become either temporarily or permanently disabled. Some projections are estimating that Americans in their 20s today have an approximate 30 percent chance of experiencing a disability profound enough to cause them to miss three or more months of work before retiring. Despite the risks, most Americans do not
  • The New World for Long-Term Care Insurance
    The New World for Long-Term Care Insurance
    You have probably heard about the astronomical costs of nursing-home care if you become seriously ill or injured. You might also know that Medicare would cover only a minimal amount of those costs. Private insurance doesn’t seem like a good bet either if you’ve heard horror stories about skyrocketing premium
  • The Retirement Crisis of the Baby Boomers
    The Retirement Crisis of the Baby Boomers
    A study conducted by The Blackstone Group, an independent research firm, on behalf of Bankers Life Center for a Secure Retirement outlines some very unsettling data regarding middle-income baby boomer retirement care preparedness. According to the survey above, the bleak financial reality of this demographic is that 79 percent of