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News Index for Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015, 06:01:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thinking about long-term care insurance but loathe to schedule a lengthy interview in your home? You may be laboring under an outmoded assumption, that reaching out to an expert is a big deal. That's no longer the case with a new breed of tech-savvy agents. So says ACSIA Partners, an industry leader, in a consumer alert issued today.
Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) Sponsors California Excluded Persons List Legislation AB 1122
Wed, 04 Mar 2015, 18:31:16 EDT
SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform announced today that Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D - San Bernardino) introduced the 'Excluded Persons Administrative Action List,' or 'EPAAL' legislation on Friday 27 February 2015. AB 1122 as it is now known, will require the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing (DSS/CCL) to publish on its website a list of all persons who have been excluded from owning, operating and/or working inside any licensed care facility as a result of an Administrative Law proceeding.
Tue, 17 Feb 2015, 06:00:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Every year 10's of millions pass up a few hundred to a few thousand dollars - tax deductions for owning long-term care insurance. How come? Four sales leaders with ACSIA Partners point to psychological obstacles and suggest ways around them. ACSIA Partners is one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies.
The Triple Aim of Health Care: Four Seasons CMO Janet Bull Looks Ahead to a Future of Higher Quality, Better Service, and Lower Costs
Tue, 10 Feb 2015, 14:07:16 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Feb. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, talks about the Triple Aim of Healthcare as if it were the Holy Grail. And for health care providers which hope to offer their patients higher quality, better service and lower costs during serious illness or at end of life, it may very well be the equivalent.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015, 14:48:16 EDT
HIGHLANDS, N.C., Jan. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Melissa Stiwinter of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, has received the 2014 Georgia Crump Certified Nursing Assistant Recognition Award. The award was conveyed in a Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 ceremony at the western office of Four Seasons, honoring Stiwinter's contributions to the profession.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 07:00:14 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For 100 of the past 101 Christmases Ruth Ebbs has celebrated, she's found herself at home surrounded by family and friends. However, after breaking her hip in a fall, she spent last year's holiday season in a nursing home, fervently wishing she was marking the occasion at home. Now, thanks to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Ruth became one of the increasing numbers of older adults who are reclaiming their ability to live independently at home.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 06:00:31 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you're 50-plus, Denise Gott has some holiday advice for you. 'Consider giving yourself the gift of long-term care insurance,' she says. 'It just might lift your spirits during the gift-giving season.' Gott is CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning.
Savvy Siblings Discuss Long-Term Care at Thanksgiving Table - They Seek to Protect Estates While Elders Still Healthy and Insurable
Wed, 19 Nov 2014, 06:00:54 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In recent years, Thanksgiving has become more than a time for getting together, showing appreciation, and renewing family bonds. It has also become a time to talk turkey about the long-term care needs of aging parents, according to ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning.
Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 05:01:38 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Americans concerned about terrorism and Ebola should be aware of a much more likely, though less scary, development: one day needing long-term care. 'The risk is great and too many ignore it,' says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014, 17:08:59 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life, a respected hospice and palliative care provider, again leads the state and Mountain Area counties for its significant percentage of patients served at their end of life through its hospice services and programs.
Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Advances Community Partnerships for Successful Aging Initiative
Fri, 26 Sep 2014, 17:24:29 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Increasing numbers of western North Carolina's senior citizens will now be safe at home thanks to Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., or COA, and its newest community partners, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch.
Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Pardee co-host 'Introduction to Palliative Care 101' in Hendersonville (UPDATED)
Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 14:02:58 EDT
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Western North Carolina residents who wish to learn more about compassionate care during serious illness are invited to attend an event co-hosted by Four Seasons Compassion for Life and Pardee Hospital. The free Lunch and Learn, 'Introduction to Palliative Care 101,' will be noon Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at the Pardee Signature Care Clinic in Blue Ridge Mall.
The Prospect of 'Empowered Living' Could Motivate Millions to Plan for Long Term Care, ACSIA Partners Says
Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 12:38:48 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today ACSIA Partners introduces the concept of 'empowered living,' an idea they hope will catch on to help solve a big national problem: lack of planning for long term care.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 07:00:24 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. 'Celebrates 50 Years' with a gala Saturday, August 23, from 6:30-10 p.m. Since 1964, Council on Aging's senior-centered support remains respected for its leadership and commitment to quality of life for aging adults and their care givers. Today, the agency's services remain relevant and popular, serving a growing number of Buncombe County residents.
Mon, 07 Jul 2014, 16:21:32 EDT
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 1994, seven long term care insurance experts joined forces and started a new company. Their goal: to help more families protect themselves against the financial and emotional costs of an uninsured long term care need. Today, the National LTC Network (The Network) is comprised of over two dozen firms.
Tue, 24 Jun 2014, 15:53:03 EDT
DAYTON, Ohio, June 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Right at Home - Dayton In-Home Care and Assistance announced today that they have created a mutually beneficial alliance with Ideal Home Health Care. Right at Home - Dayton and Ideal HHC are offering a specialized collaborative approach, each with a locally focused expertise.
Four Seasons to Receive $9.5 million to Pilot Medicare Reform through Innovative Community Palliative Care Model
Thu, 22 May 2014, 19:44:45 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., May 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life today was notified they are the prospective recipients of a $9,596,123 grant award from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, a program of the federal Department of Health and Human Services. The non-profit agency emerges as the sole hospice and palliative care provider nationwide chosen to implement health care reform over a three year period through its innovative community care model designed to deliver better care outcomes and lower costs.
Tue, 13 May 2014, 15:16:57 EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney K. Gabriel Heiser, author of the best-selling book 'How to Protect Your Family's Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets' (ISBN: 978-0979080197), was recently interviewed for a podcast on the Caregiving Strategies website.
Creative Spirit of Edith Hopper Guthrie Inspires Gift Helping Four Seasons Ensure Quality Experiences for Families, Clients
Fri, 09 May 2014, 18:42:18 EDT
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., May 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Edith Hopper Guthrie, 94, left this world for the next, she also left behind a legacy for family and friends that will be long-remembered, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock. Inspired by her mother's creative, hard-working example, Carol Heilman, her husband, Bob, son David, of Charleston, S.C., daughter, Sarah Burghardt, of Fairfield, Calif., and those closest to her decided to show how much they care.
Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 06:01:02 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., April 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you're in the market for long term care insurance, you might go to your browser and search for long term care insurance or long term care quotes. That's fine as far as it goes, according to LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), a leading national long-term care insurance solutions agency.
Right at Home Dayton Partners with ClearCare to Bring Revolutionary Homecare Management Technology to Dayton
Wed, 16 Apr 2014, 16:18:23 EDT
DAYTON, Ohio, April 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Right at Home - Dayton announced today that they are partnering with ClearCare to implement new technology that aims to help local seniors live independently as long as possible. The ClearCare technology is revolutionizing the home care industry and Right at Home-Dayton is the first established company in the Miami Valley to provide it to its clients and staff.
MasterCare, a National LTC Network Member Firm, Recommends Consumers Work with Long Term Care Insurance Specialists
Fri, 28 Mar 2014, 05:59:32 EDT
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National LTC Network announces its immediate past Chairman, Mike Skiens, is featured in an article on long term care planning in Kiplinger's Retirement Report (March 2014).
Tue, 18 Mar 2014, 13:42:42 EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beau Brothers, founder of Sitters Etc. knows firsthand that children of aging parents live with a certain dread. They often jump when their phone rings late at night, or when they recognize the phone number or area code as originating from where their elderly loved one lives.
Mon, 10 Feb 2014, 15:15:37 EDT
DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With Valentine's Day approaching, our thoughts turn to lovers, yet no love is more enduring than the love that has lasted a lifetime. After spending a lifetime together, couples that have been separated by the chasm of the nursing home suffer the serious medical consequences of a literal broken heart. For nearly a decade, Right at Home - Dayton In-Home Care and Assistance has been keeping these loves together in their homes, supporting each other and spending time together, sometimes the last precious moments of their lives.
Wed, 29 Jan 2014, 04:59:38 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nearly 70 percent of Americans over 65 will need long-term care services at some point, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. That includes the majority of Baby Boomers, 78 million strong, now moving into their retirement years. Yet only a small percentage are protected by long-term care insurance. Estimates range from 8 percent to 10 percent for adults 55 and older. For this reason, LTC Financial Partners, LLC announces their LTC Solutions campaign, which is a simple answer to a big, seemingly intractable problem.
Tue, 14 Jan 2014, 04:59:27 EDT
NOVI, Mich., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Medical Care Alert has earned the 2013 Angie's List Super Service Award for the second year in a row, in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is awarded only to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie's List with an overall 'A' rating and consistently high marks from subscribers.
Career and Life Coach Sue Koch and Three Squares Coaching and Consulting deliver 4th annual 'January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter'
Thu, 09 Jan 2014, 17:52:20 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sue Koch, founder of Three Squares Coaching and Consulting, a Los Angeles Career and Life Coaching Company, will lead a complimentary tele-class to introduce callers to her popular six-week goal setting course 'January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter.' The call takes place January 14, 2014, at 6 p.m. Pacific time.
Four Seasons CEO Shares Five Common Ways Families Know When it's Time to Ask for Care Assistance for Aging Loved Ones
Thu, 02 Jan 2014, 17:35:07 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the holiday season draws to a close and families return home to resume work and school, the days following Christmas are frequently a time when the question of how to cope with an aging loved one's long term illness is no longer a concern for the future. 'January is often the time when family members reassess the amount and quality of care they can give, versus what Grandma or Grandpa needs,' says Chris Comeaux, Four Seasons Compassion for Life.
Wed, 18 Dec 2013, 18:02:23 EDT
OLDSMAR, Fla., Dec. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LegacyGRAM allows users to record their most-treasured family stories, share them with their loved ones, and set them to be released now, or even after they've passed away. The website prompts users with intuitive questions that jog your memory about the important events in your life.
Tue, 03 Dec 2013, 04:59:57 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With Christmas, Hanukkah, and other gift-giving holidays near, how might you best delight a mother, wife, or other woman in your life? 'Few things can beat a long-term care protection package,' says Mark Goldberg, National Sales Manager of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).
Fri, 29 Nov 2013, 12:29:53 EDT
ARDEN, N.C., Nov. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In celebration of Mountain Home Care's 10th anniversary observance of November's National Family Caregiver Awareness Month, Lana Wilde found it difficult, if not impossible, to choose only one dual role caregiver to receive the company's 'Caregiver Leadership Award.' That's why, in an informal, family-style reception themed 'Caregivers are Everyday Heroes,' Friday, November 22, from 2-4 p.m., the company's owner and founder awarded each caregiver with a commemorative pin, a warm smile, and a grateful hug.
Mon, 25 Nov 2013, 14:36:28 EDT
DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- November is National Caregivers Appreciation Month; and Right at Home Dayton In-Home Care and Assistance is making sure their experienced and well-trained caregivers are recognized for their dedication and compassion. National Caregiver Appreciation Month aims to acknowledge those who dedicate their time to caring for others.
Mon, 18 Nov 2013, 07:00:01 EDT
NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long-term care experts across America are giving a boost to seven awareness campaigns that seek to join Thanksgiving at this month's table of caring. The experts are state-certified agents with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
Fri, 15 Nov 2013, 05:00:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) has identified seven (count 'em) awareness campaigns that are competing with Thanksgiving for space at November's table of caring. 'They're all worthy and they're all needed,' says Mark Goldberg, LTCFP's National Sales Manager, 'because they all address, in different ways, a common problem that is huge, universal, and under-appreciated. That's the growing need for long-term care planning.'
Wed, 13 Nov 2013, 07:59:23 EDT
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Nov. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At the National LTC Network's recent Annual Shareholders Meeting in Dallas, Thomas J. McInerney, President and CEO of Genworth Financial, Inc., shared his thoughts - engaging the group in a robust discussion on the future of the long term care (LTC) insurance industry.
Industry Leader Broadens Focus from Long-Term Care Insurance to Long-Term Care Solutions, Responding to Changing Consumer and Business Needs
Tue, 29 Oct 2013, 05:00:31 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wondering if you should get long-term care insurance? Or if you can qualify? Or afford it? Stop worrying, advises LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies. Today the company announces a bold shift from its traditional focus on LTC insurance to a broad, balanced focus on multiple ways to pay for care.
Kickstarter Project 'Smile, You're Living Longer' Features Cartoon Signposts to Better Lifespans, Not Just Lengthier Ones
Wed, 16 Oct 2013, 05:01:47 EDT
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today EraNova Institute announces a Kickstarter crowdfunding project, 'Smile, You're Living Longer!' When completed, it will be an eBook of Long-Term Health CareToons(TM) that clarify life-improving choices for today's longer-living seniors and working-age adults.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013, 14:39:26 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rural and medically underserved populations of eight western North Carolina counties will now have improved end of life care, thanks to a model education and training program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life.
Long-Term Care Insurance Industry Leader Prepares to Serve Groundswell of New Clients as Claim Benefit Payments Quadruple
Mon, 19 Aug 2013, 05:00:02 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When today's 50 to 60-somethings turn 70 to 80-something, tens of billions of dollars per year will be paid to holders of long-term care insurance policies and related financial instruments. Will you be among them? Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), offers a five-fold path for participation.
Numbers of Buncombe, Western North Carolina Residents Living with Serious Illness on the Rise, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life
Wed, 07 Aug 2013, 13:14:44 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- North Carolina area services, options and support result in relocation of patients in need of long-term care options, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life. Fewer than 15 minutes: That's how long it took for a Virginia neurologist to tell Karen Zimmerman, then 51, a member of the Board of Directors of the National Alzheimer's Association, the results of her medical tests.
Janet Bull, Chief Medical Officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, is a Nominee for Top 25 Visionaries in the Field
Wed, 24 Jul 2013, 18:43:45 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., July 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion For Life, is a nominee for American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine's list of top 25 visionaries in the field.
Now Everyone Can Plan for Long-Term Care; Updated '3in4' Guide Offers Overview of Product and Living Options, Fitting All Situations
Wed, 24 Jul 2013, 06:00:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the publication of a comprehensive, updated guidebook makes clear that long-term care (LTC) planning has moved well beyond traditional insurance, Medicaid, and nursing-home care. The newly revised guide, '3in4 Need More: Long Term Care Planning TODAY,' succinctly describes more than half a dozen government or private financial options. The 36-page publication is offered free by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), under a non-exclusive distribution agreement with the 3in4 Association, the publishers.
With Dementia Cases and Care Costs Set to Double by 2040, LTC Financial Partners Offers Long-Term Care 'Solution Set' for Affected Families
Wed, 19 Jun 2013, 05:58:09 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), announces a five-part 'solution set' for Americans facing a growing problem: how to cope when Mom, Dad or another family member succumbs to dementia, which includes Alzheimer's disease.
Surviving a Critical Illness, Then Surviving the Cost; New Guide Offered by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) Tells How
Wed, 29 May 2013, 20:25:17 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new 16-page guide describes a form of insurance designed to protect against financial catastrophe on the heels of catastrophic illness. Titled 'Surviving Critical Illness Financially,' the guide is being offered free of charge by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), under a non-exclusive distribution agreement with business partners American Independent Marketing (AIM) and GoldenCare USA, the publishers.
Tue, 09 Apr 2013, 03:51:38 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Karl Kim CFP, CLTC, of Retirement Planning Advisors, Inc. is a Medi-Cal specialist who is quickly gaining a reputation for being California's 'go-to-guy' in the retirement crisis planning arena. In fact, Retirement Planning Advisors, Inc. is California's first firm completely dedicated to retirement crisis planning and pre-planning.
Tue, 02 Apr 2013, 06:54:55 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to retirement crisis expert and author Karl Kim, CFP, CLTC, each year thousands of people are thrust into a 'care crisis' when a family member or loved one needs long-term care. The challenge is not only finding the right nursing home; what can be even more challenging is figuring out how to pay for the care - and how to minimize possible damage to the rest of the family.
Mountain Home Care's Lana Wilde Shares Lessons Learned After a Decade of Helping Families with Home Care and Aging Concerns
Tue, 19 Mar 2013, 16:43:44 EDT
ARDEN, N.C., March 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ten years ago, dynamic female entrepreneur Lana Wilde of Mountain Home Care started her business in the basement of the family home with one client, one caregiver, and a commitment to meet the needs of families who take care of their loved ones in times of extended illness.
Wed, 13 Mar 2013, 04:55:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., March 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Considering long-term care insurance? Tax time may be a good time to move your decision to the front burner, because the premiums of many policyholders may be subsidized by tax deductions or credits. So says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
Janet Bull, Award-winning Chief Medical Officer of Four Seasons Hospice, Shares Quality of Life Concerns, Answers
Tue, 05 Mar 2013, 16:40:02 EDT
FLAT ROCK, N.C., March 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Janet Bull, Ph.D., the award-winning chief medical officer of Four Seasons Hospice goes to work, it's more than showing up for a job. She helps people find meaning.
Southgate Surgery Center Offers Low- and No-Cost Colonoscopies to Uninsured for Greater Prevention of Colorectal Cancer
Thu, 28 Feb 2013, 07:55:02 EDT
SOUTHGATE, Mich., Feb. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southgate Surgery Center announced that it is again offering its complimentary screening colonoscopy program throughout March, 2013. The facility will qualify 21 applicants from Michigan who need a screening colonoscopy are aged 50 or over, uninsured, severely financially distressed and cannot afford the procedure. The facility implements the program every March to promote National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
Tue, 26 Feb 2013, 16:40:37 EDT
ARDEN, N.C., Feb. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When self-described 'worker bee' Lana Wilde became an empty nester, she turned her open heart and gift for volunteer care giving into a one-of-a-kind family business. Ten years later, Mountain Home Care celebrates a decade of quality care offered in service to other western North Carolina families who need a helping hand during an extended illness.
Alliance Seeks to Ease Shift to Senior Living and Long-Term Care; LTC Financial Partners and Alternatives for Seniors Join Forces
Wed, 09 Jan 2013, 06:56:03 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces an alliance with Alternatives for Seniors, the leading senior housing and services online directory.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013, 16:26:15 EDT
NOVI, Mich., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Medical Care Alert, a national provider of emergency medical alert systems for senior citizens, has earned the 2012 Angie's List 'Super Service Award' in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is only awarded to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie's List, the nation's leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies.
Wed, 12 Dec 2012, 14:26:40 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Why are some middle-aged Americans buying long-term care insurance (LTCi) for their aging parents? It's partly because Mom and Dad may need help with the tasks of daily living, but can't afford a policy to pay for it, according to Denise Gott, National Sales Manager of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).
Home Helpers and Direct Link Franchise Owner Robert J. Harter Honored with 2012 Adam Brown Spirit Award
Thu, 29 Nov 2012, 14:23:38 EDT
BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Nov. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Robert J. Harter, owner of Home Helpers and Direct Link of Middle Tennessee, was recently honored with the 2012 Adam Brown Spirit Award at the annual Home Helpers National Conference in Cancun, Mexico, on October 23, 2012.
Mon, 29 Oct 2012, 03:56:02 EDT
DENVER, Colo., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stop leg cramps (LC) and Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) instantly, naturally - awake or asleep and even before they start! These remedies, now offered online by American Leg Cramp Society as Deveraux Thomas Techniques (DDT), and available at http://american-leg-cramp-society.org have a patent pending.
Tue, 23 Oct 2012, 14:00:52 EDT
BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Omni Publishing Co. announces the launch of a new concept in retirement planning with a Dec. 4, 2012, seminar designed to address the non-financial, soft-side of retirement.
Sun, 21 Oct 2012, 04:55:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Has the government got your back on long-term care (LTC), or not? Are the odds small or great that you or a family member will ever need LTC? How safe is a 'wait-and-see' approach to the issue? These key questions are addressed in an online quiz from LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
Do People Over-Estimate the Cost of Long-Term Care Insurance, Depriving Themselves of Vital Protection?
Tue, 18 Sep 2012, 02:59:29 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces a straw poll to let people guess the cost of long-term care insurance, immediately learn what others think, and then get actual numbers from an expert by phone. The poll and follow-up information are designed to correct a misconception that may be leaving most Americans unnecessarily unprotected.
Wed, 18 Jul 2012, 02:59:00 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When the Supreme Court upheld The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), uncertainty about health insurance abated. But what about long-term care insurance, which covers in-home, nursing-home, and assisted-living care - expensive services scarcely addressed by regular insurance or Medicare? That issue remains as head-scratching as ever, according to LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
Tue, 03 Jul 2012, 14:25:00 EDT
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As our country celebrates Independence Day, it's an appropriate time to reflect on the value itself, says Terry Truesdell, President and CEO of The National LTC Network. Mirriam-Webster's dictionary defines independent as: not subject to control by others; not requiring or relying on something else; not requiring or relying on others (as for care or livelihood).
Wed, 27 Jun 2012, 02:59:04 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces a free service to help consumers learn about the financial risk of needing long-term care someday, and how to manage the risk. The service blends the best of technology with the best of humanity: real, live advisors on the phone. It's a simple two-step process.
3in4 Association Announces Strategic Partnership with Care Options OnLine (COOL) with Resources for Long-Term Care Planning and Wellness
Tue, 26 Jun 2012, 02:59:20 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the non-profit 3in4 Association announces a partnership with CareOptions Online(TM) (COOL(TM)), a web-based service promoting wellness and offering quick, easy access to healthcare services for entire families. The main focus is on mature adults and seniors, but the health and fitness advice applies to children and young adults as well. So do the referral services for medical care, childcare, and other resources important for family health and well-being.
Thu, 21 Jun 2012, 02:58:43 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Texas Long-Term Care Partnership and the 3in4 Association are joining forces to host a series of free seminars in July to encourage people to think about how they're going to pay for their long-term care.
Tue, 19 Jun 2012, 17:46:26 EDT
TORRANCE, Calif., June 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Smart phones have changed the way most of us do many things. Now they can aid those who provide in-home care for seniors or the disabled, according to Anna Chu Lin of Friends Beyond Borders.
Wed, 16 May 2012, 04:59:21 EDT
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MasterCare Solutions, a National LTC Network member, hosted the May 11 Oregon stop of the 3in4 Need More Tour. Nathan Sanow, Business Development Manager at MasterCare, and Erica Drake, Marketing Specialist at the firm, accompanied tour spokesperson and elder care expert Dr. Marion Somers ('Dr. Marion') as she addressed the need for long term care planning in Portland, Oregon.
Republican Candidate Leads President Obama in Straw Poll on Long-Term Care Insurance Support, an Issue Affecting Most Households
Wed, 18 Apr 2012, 04:58:30 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., April 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a tight presidential race, voter sentiment on religion, race, jobs or contraception could tip the balance. Or 'the decisive issue just might be a health problem that jeopardizes almost every American family,' says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
Thu, 12 Apr 2012, 04:59:20 EDT
CAMPBELL, Calif., April 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GCA Equity Partners, LLC today announced that it has opened the GCA California Real Estate Fund, LLC - a new investment offering available to qualified California residents. The fund's 8 percent preferred annual return rate and real-estate secured investment portfolio can help meet the retirement planning needs of those residents born between 1946 and 1964, collectively known as the 'baby boom' generation.
Fri, 30 Mar 2012, 06:59:50 EDT
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) in Arlington Heights is holding a free seminar to provide individuals with guidance and resources for expressing their healthcare wishes before an unexpected medical circumstance occurs. Join the Reverend Gwynne Wright of NCH's Spiritual Care Services from 10 - 11 a.m. on Monday, April 16, in the hospital auditorium at 800 W. Central Road in Arlington Heights, as she leads 'Making Healthcare Decisions Work for You and Your Family.'
Denver Based Money Management Firm Announces New Services for Senior Citizens and Busy Professionals
Fri, 17 Feb 2012, 17:16:05 EDT
DENVER, Colo., Feb. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new look and new services for Building Business Success has been unveiled. The new company name, Sage Money Managers, LLC signifies the expansion of its service offering into the arena of Personal Finance. This is in addition to Accounting and Business Management. The firm's new image personifies its focus on providing solutions and services for individual and business Daily Money Management.
Thu, 26 Jan 2012, 04:59:00 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long-term care insurance is subsidized, in effect, by Uncle Sam. 'For many people, a large part of their premium cost is deductible on their federal tax return,' says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP). 'That doesn't make coverage free, but it makes it more affordable for millions.' LTCFP is one of the nation's largest and most experienced agencies specializing in long-term care insurance.
Tue, 27 Dec 2011, 15:47:54 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Looking for a New Year's resolution that's not a sweat, like losing 15 pounds or going off cigarettes? 'Consider resolving to investigate long-term care insurance,' says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP). 'It's a snap to accomplish, takes just minutes, and you'll breathe easier about your future.'
Thu, 15 Dec 2011, 13:59:09 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or another end-of-year holiday, long-term care insurance just might be the best present you could possibly give. 'That may sound crazy,' says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).
Wed, 14 Dec 2011, 13:43:00 EDT
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Dec. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the EraNova Institute announces the publication of a special report, Avoiding the Long-Term Care Wipeout by Riding the Life-Extension Wave. 'It offers a win-win-win strategy that can enrich three constituencies while helping America thrive again,' says Richard W. Samson, Director of EraNova and author of the report.
Tue, 22 Nov 2011, 20:17:46 EDT
SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At least one in nine seniors is at-risk of going hungry due to the inability to obtain sufficient food for their household or having to choose between food and medical care (*note 1). During the Holidays, Comfort Keepers(R) in South Bay and Peninsula is asking the community to make food donations to the 'STOP Senior Hunger' food drive to help local seniors and raise awareness for this growing epidemic that impacts millions of older Americans trying to remain healthy and independent.
Mon, 21 Nov 2011, 04:57:04 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thanksgiving is a time to join with family to say thanks for life's blessings. It can also be a time to make sure those blessings continue year after year, uninterrupted by the financial impact of long-term health issues. 'According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, about 7 in 10 of us over age 65 will need long-term care at some point,' says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).
LTC Financial Partners Selected by American Senior Benefits Association to Provide Long-Term Care Education and Insurance
Thu, 17 Nov 2011, 13:29:02 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the American Senior Benefits Association (ASBA) announced the selection of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) to provide long-term care education and insurance for members and their families. The aim of the ASBA Long-Term Care Insurance Program is to supply education on the financial risks associated with long-term care and how a long-term care insurance policy can transfer these risks from a member's assets to that of an insurance carrier.
Fri, 21 Oct 2011, 06:55:11 EDT
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National LTC Network, an alliance of leading distributors of long term care insurance, announced today its endorsement of the American C.E. Institute, LLC.
Thu, 20 Oct 2011, 05:59:02 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies announces a national effort to help all Americans with their long-term care financing needs. The company is LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), which represents multiple insurance carriers.
November Is Long-Term Care Awareness Month, a Good Time for Local Groups to Schedule Informational Seminars
Wed, 19 Oct 2011, 14:47:59 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Each November, during Long-Term Care Awareness month, Americans are reminded to think about their future care needs. For those who want to get serious about it, a seminar is available to answer all questions. It's provided free to local groups by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies representing multiple carriers.
Long Term Care Insurance Specialist and Attorney Helen Boyer Goes to Bat for Washington State Consumers Needing LTC Protection
Thu, 13 Oct 2011, 22:15:38 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Washington state residents are about to be rewarded for planning ahead for their long-term care (LTC) needs, but the forthcoming program will be even better with a few tweaks. So says Helen Boyer, who testified on October 11 before the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner. Boyer, a Bellevue-based attorney specializing in insurance law, is a Partner with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies representing multiple carriers.
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 09:58:44 EDT
MADISON, Wis., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Collegiate Caregivers announced this week the launch of a new home care business that aims to revolutionize the senior care industry through an intelligent and unique use of college students and technology.
Mon, 19 Sep 2011, 08:59:22 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If one of your aging parents suddenly needs help with the tasks of daily living, who will provide it? You? 'If that's your default plan,' says Craig Smith, President of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), 'be prepared for sticker shock. Your services don't come free.' LTCFP is one of the nation's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
As Deficit Reduction Threatens Long-Term Care Support, Private Group Steps In to Bolster Government Intentions
Thu, 11 Aug 2011, 08:55:11 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With federal purse strings tightening, Americans are likely to need a mix of private and diminished government resources to pay for their long-term care. To help people achieve the right mix, free presentations are being offered nationwide by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the country's largest long-term care insurance agencies.
Long-term Care Advocate Dr. Marion Finds Common Ground with the Dalai Lama and Tibet's Prime Minister in Exile
Thu, 21 Jul 2011, 08:58:01 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Friday, July 15, universal principles of eldercare were affirmed by exiled Tibetan leaders and Dr. Marion Somers, the pre-eminent U.S. advocate for better long-term care. Dr. Marion was in Washington, D.C., representing the 3in4 Association on a national tour.
Looking for a Free Speaker on a Hot Topic? Hundreds Available for 'Long-Term Healthcare Planning Options for Americans'
Thu, 14 Jul 2011, 19:24:03 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces the availability of hundreds of experts who will speak to local groups supporting a new national awareness campaign. The campaign is titled 3in4 Need More, www.3in4needmore.com, and it is about educating Americans on all their long term care planning options.
Pamela D. Wilson (The Care Navigator) Joins Baby-Boomers Social Networking Site, ActiveEmptyNesters.com
Tue, 12 Jul 2011, 09:59:02 EDT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Active Empty Nesters, the free social networking site aimed at helping baby boomers maintain an active lifestyle, is proud to announce that Pamela D. Wilson, host of the weekly radio show The Caring Generation, will be joining us an ongoing contributor.
Tue, 28 Jun 2011, 17:50:41 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Independence Day, if you're a potential long-term caregiver or one who may need care, why not resolve to protect your own independence in the years to come? This advice comes from LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
Fri, 24 Jun 2011, 20:20:29 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As soon as SimplyHome was asked by the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition design team to provide some unique technology applications to support independent living for a home makeover, they loaded some trailers and vehicles and hit the road ready for action. The home is for the Keefer family of York, PA.
Baby Boomer and Seniors' Networking Site 'Active Empty Nesters' Growing in Popularity and Adding New Features
Thu, 23 Jun 2011, 09:59:01 EDT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Active Empty Nesters, a social networking website which launched earlier this year and aims to help baby-boomers and seniors lead an active and productive life, is pleased to announce its rapidly growing website with new groups.
Thu, 16 Jun 2011, 09:57:01 EDT
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Golfers in the Houston Metro area have a new tool at their disposal to help them track down additional players, thanks to Active Empty Nesters, a new social networking site aimed at helping Baby Boomers lead an active lifestyle.
California Long-Term Care in Jeopardy - Well-Intentioned Bill Threatens to Boost Insurance Rates and Undermine Care
Tue, 14 Jun 2011, 20:21:47 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Concerned that long-term care insurance rates might go up? 'The California Assembly feels your pain,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), 'but they just passed a bill, AB 999, that will only make matters worse if the State Senate also passes it.' LTCFP is one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies, representing multiple carriers.
Wed, 08 Jun 2011, 08:57:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scant planning for long-term care is a big problem in America. Prudential Financial Inc. notes that 74 percent of consumers ages 55 to 65 (about three in every four of us) polled for a recent survey said they are concerned about needing some kind of long-term care. 'Yet nearly 54 percent of Baby Boomers, now entering their retirement years, believe Medicare or health insurance will cover their long-term care needs, when they won't,' says Denise Gott, of LTC Financial Partners.
When Financial Advisors Recommend Long-Term Care Insurance, They Can Save Their Clients and Themselves a Bundle
Thu, 26 May 2011, 11:59:04 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A New Jersey naval architect watched helplessly as over $1 million dollars disappeared into the health-care system: all the assets of his mom and dad in their final years. Like most middle-class Americans, the naval architect and his parents had missed an estate planning gap. Their financial advisors (FA's) missed it too. No long term care insurance (LTCi). 'This was an expensive omission,' says Jonas Roeser, of LTC Financial Partners LLC.
LTC Financial Partners Joins Times Square's 'Dancing Grandmas' to Kick Off Long-Term Care Awareness Campaign
Thu, 26 May 2011, 08:55:01 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Braving a threat of thunderstorms, busy New Yorkers and vacationing tourists gathered in Times Square Tuesday morning to hear classical music by Juilliard students followed by a 'flash mob' of seemingly disabled older people who suddenly abandoned their crutches to begin dancing joyfully. That captured the crowd's attention. What was up? The question was soon answered by Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC.
Innovative Solution for Aging Population Earns Milgard Top Honors from Building Industry Association of Southern California
Thu, 19 May 2011, 22:21:43 EDT
TEMECULA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thanks to its SmartTouch technology, Milgard Tuscany Series windows and doors was named winner of a 2011 Smart Choice Award by the 50+ Housing Council, a group dedicated to helping the building industry address the needs of today's aging population in Southern California.
Mon, 02 May 2011, 18:56:00 EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As a way of helping out 'the little guy,' attorney K. Gabriel Heiser, author of the best-selling book 'How to Protect Your Family's Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets' (ISBN: 9780979080166; Phylius Press), has started up a free online forum to answer nursing home payment / Medicaid-related questions, at MedicaidSecretsForum.com.
Wed, 20 Apr 2011, 17:40:45 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimplyHome will announce the launch of its new product line at the Aging in America Conference in San Francisco, April 26-30 - the SimplyHome System. 'Our SimplyHome System is the first system designed and engineered with built-in cell communication to meet the needs of the aging and disabled population,' says CEO Allen Ray.
Wed, 20 Apr 2011, 08:59:47 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Regardless of your faith, you might benefit from the following Easter-week advice: Take some of the nest eggs in your nest-egg basket and put them into another basket, one devoted to long-term care needs. Otherwise, your retirement dreams could be suddenly shattered. So says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP).
Wed, 30 Mar 2011, 09:59:04 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- People need insurance, but do retirement funds? 'Absolutely,' says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP). 'If you're not thinking about your own health as you age, think about the health of your 401k or IRA. If your retirement vehicle becomes disabled or loses life blood, how can it support you when you need it?'
Mon, 07 Mar 2011, 18:53:21 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the 3in4 Association, promoters of the '3 in 4 Need More' campaign, announces the sponsorship of six insurance carriers: John Hancock, Mutual of Omaha, LifeSecure, MedAmerica, Prudential, and Transamerica. 'They're providing the support we need to start getting our message out,' says Jonas Roeser, a member of the association's three-member Executive Committee, which also includes Margie Barrie and Mark Goldberg.
Appearing on Fox and CNBC TV, Denise Gott, Long-Term Care Expert, Will Reveal Alarming 'Awareness Gap'
Tue, 01 Mar 2011, 00:26:36 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, at least 70 percent of Americans over 65 will need long-term care services at some point. And Prudential Financial Inc. notes that 74 percent of consumers age 55 to 65 (about three in every four of us) polled for a recent survey said they are concerned about needing some kind of long term care.
Wed, 12 Jan 2011, 01:22:27 EDT
SAN JOSE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Silicon Valley community came together to help Comfort Keepers® collect 2000 lbs. of food through its STOP Senior Hunger food drive for local seniors in need during September, Hunger Action Month and 2010 Holiday Season.
Mon, 22 Nov 2010, 05:59:23 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) announces the availability of 'true cost' estimates for long term care insurance policies from multiple carriers. According to LTCFP, the actual out-of-pocket expense of any LTC policy is usually less than the stated premium. Why?
Tue, 16 Nov 2010, 14:47:03 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- So, what do Microsoft's new Xbox Kinect, Nintendo's Wii and SimplyHome have in common? SimplyHome's assistive technology is bringing its clients to the next level in independent living and underlying innuendos in Wii and Kinect may also have impacts on helping seniors and those with developmental disabilities to age in place more gracefully and independently.
Wed, 13 Oct 2010, 13:00:16 EDT
SAN JOSE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A startling number of U.S. seniors risk going hungry due to the inability to obtain sufficient food for their household or having to choose between food and medical care. During September Hunger Action Month, and through Thanksgiving, Silicon Valley and Peninsula Comfort Keepers is asking the community to make food donations to the STOP Senior Hunger food drive.
Thu, 07 Oct 2010, 05:59:24 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the nonprofit 3in4 Association, established by thirteen long term care insurance leaders, announces the formation of an advisory board and executive committee for the 'Nearly 3 in 4 Need More Campaign.' The group seeks to educate the public with information to support Americans' plans for their potential need for long term care.
Wed, 08 Sep 2010, 06:59:55 EDT
SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Forgetting to take a pill can lead to not only short term, but also long-term health problems. Daily Pill Calls (DailyPillCalls.com) ensures that people avoid both. According to one study, about one third to one half of Americans do not take their medications as prescribed. This can be detrimental to people's health and their pocketbooks.
T7 Inc. Presents Free Educational Seminar in Tucson, AZ (6/29/10) for Individuals Managing Their Elderly Parents
Tue, 15 Jun 2010, 19:29:28 EDT
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- T7 Inc., an educational seminar company headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, has produced a powerful and compelling seminar that addresses the issue of individuals thrust into the role of managing or caring for elderly parents in a most unique way. Titled, 'Managing Your Aging Parents - 10 Keys to Success' this educational seminar is just 60 minutes in length but it is focused on presenting 10 key topics that are critical to the successful management of the elderly.
Tue, 08 Jun 2010, 06:56:36 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today Reverse Mortgage Direct, LLC (RMD), announces an online assessment tool that helps senior Americans determine whether a reverse mortgage can help with their financial challenges. The tool, 'Reverse Mortgage eGuide,' also lets seniors know if they qualify, and whether the financial instrument might be right for their situation.
Mon, 03 May 2010, 06:54:01 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many Americans seem confused and immobilized by a key part of the recent Health Reform legislation, the CLASS Act, which will offer a form of long term care insurance for working people and others who may become disabled. 'CLASS' stands for Community Living Assistance Services and Supports; and the program, a legacy of the late Senator Edward Kennedy, is intended to offer new choice and security for millions now at risk.
Tue, 23 Mar 2010, 13:01:55 EDT
OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Live-At-Home.com, a free Web site designed to assist seniors with aging at home, announced this week a recent expansion of its site's resources and content. Live-At-Home places an emphasis on health care and related issues of aging in place. Practical information is provided in an easy-to-use format and experts are available to answer individual questions.
K. Gabriel Heiser, Author of 'Medicaid Secrets,' to Discuss Medicaid Planning on the John Stossel Fox-TV Show
Mon, 22 Mar 2010, 17:02:50 EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- K. Gabriel Heiser, attorney and author of the best-selling book 'How to Protect Your Family's Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets' (Phylius Press 2010; ISBN: 978-0979080159), will be interviewed on the John Stossel Fox TV show Stossel, on Thursday, March 25.
Memory Training Centers of America Expands its Services to Assisted Living Communities in Fort Lauderdale
Mon, 01 Mar 2010, 07:02:37 EDT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Memory Training Centers of America (MTCA, previously referred to as ATMTC) has been providing evaluation, treatment, education and support to individuals suffering from memory impairment and caregivers since 2001. MTCA is the largest provider of cognitive evaluations and memory training services at Assisted Living residences in the Northeast, with more than 20 Centers in assisted living and independent senior retirement communities, as well as nursing care and hospital-based programs.
Fri, 15 Jan 2010, 06:00:08 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces the formation of a new affiliate, Reverse Mortgage Direct, LLC (RMD), which will provide reverse mortgages to Americans 62 and up. 'We're delighted to add this new service to our corporate offerings,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTCFP, one of America's most experienced long term care insurance agencies.
Tue, 15 Dec 2009, 14:05:35 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Almost for sure, you or a family member will need expensive long term care someday. How will you pay for it? What public or private insurance options are available to you? Now you can get those answers on Amazon.com's Kindle Wireless Reading Device and the Apple iPhone, through 'Dignity for Life: Five Things You Should Know Before Considering Long Term Care Insurance.' The new electronic publication is authored by LTC Financial Partners, LLC.
Fri, 06 Nov 2009, 13:05:24 EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. and CINCINNATI, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Robert Harter, owner of the Home Helpers and Direct Link in Brentwood, Tenn., was recently honored as the recipient of the 2009 Rookie of the Year Award for Home Helpers, the nation's leading senior care franchise specializing in non-medical and personal care and companionship for seniors. Harter accepted the honor at the company's annual national conference in Orlando, Fla., on October 14, 2009.
Tue, 27 Oct 2009, 05:59:23 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The good news is that Americans are living longer. The bad news is that millions are outliving their money; and when they need long term care, they face bleak prospects. According to a new guidebook from LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), the unprepared are either forced to move into a nursing home funded by Medicaid, or to live with relatives who must disrupt their lives to care for them.
Tue, 21 Jul 2009, 07:59:43 EDT
PHOENIX, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What do moving and health have in common? Well, according to EmpowHer, a lot! That's why this online resource dedicated to helping women has selected House to Home Services, LLC, a moving company with a heart, to be one of its unique health providers.
Tue, 24 Mar 2009, 08:15:01 EDT
PHOENIX, Ariz., March 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Moving is never a pleasant task, but for seniors and people who may be making radical changes in their lifestyle, the stress can be overwhelming. That's why House to Home Services, LLC announces a one-stop-shopping service for people on the move. According to the Employee Relocation Council, moving is the third most stressful event in life, following death and divorce. So, why not choose a company that will be by your side every step of the way? House to Home Services is the key to a successful move.
Tue, 10 Mar 2009, 22:42:11 EDT
SPOKANE, Wash., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Colligo celebrates 10 years as a leader in assistive technology with new magnification aids and lower prices on its complete product line. Colligo's low vision magnifier for television, ezRead 200: Similar to a computer mouse, the ezRead 200 is placed directly on top of a book, newspaper or reading material to display the magnified image in full color right on a television screen. Built in LED lighting enhances the reading experience. Magnification is at a level of the higher cost CCTVs.
Tue, 24 Feb 2009, 06:29:25 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For people in business, there's good news on the long term healthcare front. They can often insure themselves for less, thanks to favorable tax legislation. 'Most owners or executives can use company dollars for a tax-deductible plan for themselves, their spouse, and dependents,' says Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of America's most experienced long term care insurance agencies.
Wed, 28 Jan 2009, 18:30:54 EDT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phylius Press, publisher of the leading book on how to qualify for nursing home Medicaid coverage, has announced a new affiliation with author Thomas Day of the National Care Planning Council. Mr. Day has contributed two new chapters on veterans benefits for nursing home residents to the recently published third edition (2009) of Phylius Press's flagship book, 'How to Protect Your Family's Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets,' (ISBN 9780979080142) by attorney K. Gabriel Heiser.
After Financial Bailout, a Long Term Care Bailout? No, Industry Expert Says, Pointing to Recent Congressional Action
Wed, 12 Nov 2008, 06:30:00 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Following the $700-billion-plus economic bailout and stimulus program, "Congress does not relish another big bailout," says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's largest and most experienced long term care insurance agencies. "But they see another tsunami coming." That's the message Truesdell gets from the September 25 introduction of House Resolution 431, "Supporting the goals and ideals of a Long-Term Care Awareness Week."
Wed, 15 Oct 2008, 17:05:46 EDT
CORNELIUS, N.C., Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the uncertainty in today's economy, job loss is a valid concern for everyone. And, for anyone struggling with a hearing impairment, the purchase of a modern digital hearing aid could preserve their career as well as their ability to hear; HearPod's hearing aids can help.
Social Security Statement Advises Seniors to Consider Private Long-Term Care Insurance, LTC Agency Reports; Medicare Won't Cover It
Wed, 11 Jun 2008, 22:25:43 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A few months ago, members of Congress asked the Social Security Commission to clear up a misperception of many Americans approaching retirement age. 'A lot of seniors had the idea that Medicare would cover their long-term care expenses,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's largest and most experienced long term care insurance agencies. 'It wasn't so, but the wording of the Social Security Statement left some doubt.'
Thu, 15 May 2008, 14:23:11 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Will the next President introduce healthcare reform? 'Probably,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies, LTC Financial Partners LLC. Will the new system - Obama's, Clinton's, or perhaps McCain's - cover all healthcare needs? 'Absolutely not,' says Truesdell. A huge area where American's must keep on fending for themselves is long term care.
Long Term Care Insurance Leader Offers Advice on Preventing Dementia, the Leading Cause of Care Claims
Wed, 23 Jan 2008, 08:04:37 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'A failing mind, not body, is the biggest reason people need long term care today,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agency. 'That shouldn't be, so we're going to give our clients information to help stay mentally fit.' To that end, the company is offering a free guidebook and web links to helpful resources.
Wed, 28 Nov 2007, 07:59:45 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AtPrime Media, Inc. the sponsor of www.AtPrime.com, one of the top age 50+ web services, announced today an addition to its highly valued consumer resource THE PENSION HELPER, a new free service entitled THE PENSION INSPECTOR.
Tue, 18 Sep 2007, 16:26:00 EDT
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Sept. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ElderHomeSharing.com announced today its confidential matching program is available nationwide. Their exclusive 'Elder Elves Preferences Questionnaire' of 50+ fun, yet selective, questions matches elder singles desiring homes to share with other elder singles having homes to share.
Fri, 15 Jun 2007, 14:24:00 EDT
CORNELIUS, N.C. - June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Communication is the foundation for an incredible life at work, with friends, and especially at home. That's why so many baby boomers are turning to HearPod 32X to power up their hearing. Baby boomers have a reputation for expecting the best and many will not settle for less. However, cost can sometimes interfere when purchasing a quality hearing aid.
Tue, 08 May 2007, 17:00:00 EDT
CORNELIUS, N.C. - May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- So what's so different about HearPod, than any other hearing aid out there? To the average person looking at all the hearing aid ads not much. To an astute person who understands technology, there is a huge difference.
Mon, 02 Apr 2007, 20:00:00 EDT
CORNELIUS, N.C. - Apr. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to HearPod Hearing Aids millions of Americans who suffer from hearing loss and could benefit from hearing aids don't wear them. High cost is often cited as the reason. A National Council on the Aging survey showed that 55 percent of surveyed seniors not using hearing aids find cost to be a barrier.
Mon, 18 Sep 2006, 14:41:00 EDT
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Sept. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ask any baby boomer why they have not gotten help with hearing aids and they will usually say 'price.' HearPod, Inc. is lessening these financial fears. By providing quality, 100% digital aids at a fraction of the cost.
Thu, 24 Aug 2006, 14:57:00 EDT
KIRKLAND, WA - Aug. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today a first-place and four second-place winners were announced for the 'Over 65, Into Over-Drive' contest, sponsored by LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. 'Everybody had fun and the top entries certainly met our objective, to undermine the stereotype that over 65 means over the hill,' says Jonas Roeser, Director of Marketing.
Medication Compliance Could Save Billions - MemoText(R) Adds Voice Reminder Calls to System to Help Patients Remember
Tue, 11 Apr 2006, 16:55:00 EDT
TORONTO, ON - Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When it comes to health related therapies, compliance is an issue for millions of Americans. Whether it's forgetting to take a daily pill for birth control or cholesterol, testing blood glucose levels for diabetes, or heart or HIV medications we all have the tendency to forget. MemoText(R) from Enterprising Vision Inc. now offers reminder services to any telephone, landline or cellular phone in order to accommodate, and integrate into, the lifestyle of the patient.
Contest Seeks New Image for Longer-Living Americans; Following Census Bureau Report of Improving Health, Seniors Will Submit Age-defying, Un-wimpy Activities
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 15:42:00 EDT
KIRKLAND, WA - Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over 65 no longer means over the hill, but old stereotypes remain, according LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. To change perceptions, they are running a contest to show just how alive and capable today's seniors really are.
Wed, 09 Nov 2005, 14:23:00 EDT
ATLANTA, GA - Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The hurricanes that struck several Southern states, coupled with higher gasoline and natural gas prices as winter arrives, are 'giving a double punch to seniors, one of the country's most vulnerable groups,' says National Association for Senior Concerns founder and Chairman Jerry L. Barton.
Tue, 04 Oct 2005, 12:49:00 EDT
BELLINGHAM, WA - Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Magnify OutLoud(tm), from Colligo Corporation, overcomes the reticence of computer use by our seniors. The senior user is the fastest growing segment of the computer industry. However, over 25% of our seniors have either low vision problems in seeing the screen or reluctance to use assistive technology software to magnify the screen.
Thu, 30 Jun 2005, 11:08:00 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash. - June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Americans worry about being incapacitated for long periods, they should head straight to their bank or brokerage office. This odd-seeming advice comes from LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation's leading long-term care insurance brokerage representing multiple carriers. 'Today, health care is about the money, not just health,' says Dan Cahn, Senior Vice President of Business Development. 'And the biggest financial risk is long-term care, which can drain off all your assets -- everything you've accumulated over a lifetime.'
Thu, 24 Mar 2005, 10:53:00 EDT
MEADOWS PLACE, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ -- TexSigns, Inc. (TSI) has announced that by the end of March, 2005, construction will be completed on a wing in the new Meadow Place Senior Village. This will fulfill a long sought after goal to achieve true accessibility in housing according to ADA guidelines. Located in Meadows Place, Texas, which is in the southwest corridor of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, the project is the only one of its kind.
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