Senior Citizens News - Page 5

Page 5 of Senior Citizens News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Leading Long Term Care Insurance Firm Hosts 3in4 Need More Tour Event

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

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.

GCA Equity Partners, LLC Announces New Investment Fund for California Baby Boomers

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.

NCH Helps Individuals and Families Plan for Important Healthcare Decisions

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

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.

TAX TIP: Get Long-Term Care Insurance NOW to Qualify for Deduction Next Year

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.

Looking for a New Year’s Resolution That’s Quick and Easy to Keep?

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.’

The Top Ten Reasons Long-Term Care Insurance May Be the Best Holiday Gift Ever

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).

Avoiding the Long-Term Care Wipeout by Riding the Life-Extension Wave

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.

Help STOP Senior Hunger During the Holidays

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.

Thanksgiving – A Perfect Time to Talk Turkey About Long-Term Care

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

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.

National Long Term Care Insurance Distributor Endorses Reverse Mortgage Course Provider

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.

Long-Term Care Alert: As Government Support Shrinks, LTC Leader Says ‘We’re Here to Help You’

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

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

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.

Collegiate Caregivers Combines College Students and Technology to Provide Superior Home Care

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.

Long-Term Care Insurance Can Be Cheaper than Do-It-Yourself Caregiving, Leading Agency Advises

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

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

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’

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

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.

Long-Term Care Independence: Something to Think About on the 4th of July

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.

SimplyHome Debuts on First Shoot of Season Nine for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

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

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.

Free Social Networking site helps Baby-Boomer Golfers Locate Extra Players

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

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.

Long-Term Care Expert Denise Gott to be Featured on 21st Century Business Television, CNBC, June 10

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

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

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

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.

Experts Answer Nursing Home Medicaid Questions for Free Online

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.

SimplyHome to Unveil One-of-A-Kind Product at 2011 Aging in America Conference

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.

Easter Message for Those with Retirement Plans: Don’t Put All Your Eggs in One Basket

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).

Does Your 401k Need Long-Term Care Insurance?

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?’

Six Long-Term Care Insurance Carriers Now Back ‘3 in 4 Need More’ Campaign

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’

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.

Community Comes Together to Help Seniors in Need

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.

‘True Cost’ Estimates Now Available for Buyers of Long Term Care Insurance

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?

Wii, Kinect and SimplyHome – Tech-savvy Seniors

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.