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Page 3 of Long Term Care News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Janet Bull, Chief Medical Officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, is a Nominee for Top 25 Visionaries in the Field

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

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

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

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.

Credentials and Experience are Key When Seeking Help in a Retirement Crisis

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.

California’s Retirement Crisis Planner Offers Long-Term Care and Medi-Cal Solutions in New Book

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.

TAX ALERT: Federal/State Incentives Can Make Long-Term Care Insurance More Attractive

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.

Leading Long-Term Care Insurance Agency Broadens Scope, Offering Group Plans for Worksites and Expanded Options for Consumers

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Until recently, long-term care financing has been offered to Americans primarily in the home; and the means of financing has been limited to LTC insurance, for the most part. That’s no longer so with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s largest and most experienced LTCi agencies.

National LTC Network and 3in4 Association Announce Strategic Partnership

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National LTC Network (NLTCN) and the 3in4 Association are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership. Since the 3in4 Association’s inception, NLTCN has provided sponsorship dollars to support the Association’s ‘3in4 Need More’ nationwide public service campaign.

Advanced Resources Marketing Announces the Opening of Its Satellite Office in Florida

TAMPA, Fla., and BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advanced Resources Marketing (ARM), one of the country’s largest distributors of Long Term Care Insurance (LTCi) announced today the opening of a satellite distribution office in Tampa, Fla. This location joins the main office in Boston, and satellite offices in Merion Station, Pa., and McLean, Va., as a growing part of ARM’s distribution network.

Leading Long Term Care Insurance Distributors Announce Merger

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National LTC Network is pleased to announce the merger of two of its member firms’ Long Term Care insurance brokerage operations. Effective January 1, 2013, Individual Commercial Brokerage, Inc. (ICB) and Gelbwaks Executive Marketing Corp. (GEM) are combining their two award-winning and nationally-recognized operations.

A Gift That ‘Gives Back’ to Aging Parents: Long-Term Care Insurance

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

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.

One-Minute Long-Term Care Quiz Gauges Awareness of Likely Need, Who Pays, and How

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?

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.

Labor Day Proposal from Long-Term Care Leader: Thank the Unsung Millions Who Provide Labor of Love, Our Caregivers

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — All Americans owe a debt of gratitude to those who work for a living. But what about our caregivers, who selflessly tend the disabled – helping them eat, bathe, go to the bathroom, dress? Our society could not function without caregivers, yet we give them short shrift when handing out thank-you’s. To rectify this, LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) proposes a Labor Day token of thanks.

Five Questions to Ask a Long-Term Care Specialist Following the Supreme Court’s Obamacare Ruling

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.

Long Term Care Insurance: A Reminder of Independence on Independence Day

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).

Calculator-Advisor Combo Reveals Cost of Long-Term Care and Insurance in Any Location

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

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.

Texas Partnership and 3in4 Association Team Up to Showcase Long-Term Care Planning

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.

Cell Phone Apps Revolutionize Caregiving

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.

Millions in Workplaces May Get Long-Term Care Insurance, According to Industry Leader Offering Special Report

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces an agreement with EraNova Institute to distribute a special report on the future of long-term care insurance (LTCI) as an employee benefit. The report will be made available by LTCFP to selected employee benefit brokers, human resource managers, and heads of business and non-profit organizations. Titled ‘The LTC Benefit Battle,’ the EraNova document is based on interviews with leaders in the insurance, healthcare, and employee benefit fields.

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.

MedAmerica and LTC Financial Partners Announce a Broad Suite of Long-Term Care Insurance Products for the Workplace

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today MedAmerica Insurance Company (MedAmerica) and LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announce a distribution agreement to make a broad suite of long-term care insurance products available at reduced underwriting and multi-life discounts to employees. The policy suite is the latest incarnation of multi-life LTC insurance, a relatively new, increasingly-popular type of employee benefit that is proliferating faster than traditional group LTC plans.

Leading Long-Term Care Agency Is Bouncing Back Like Chris Gardner, Hero of ‘Pursuit of Happyness,’ the Movie Starring Will Smith

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christopher Gardner, played by Will Smith in ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’ (Columbia Pictures, 2006), was jobless and homeless with a baby boy to support. He bounced back, gaining wealth and a future for his son. Inspired by this example, LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) invited Gardner to speak at the company’s annual meeting, held this year in New Orleans, January 13-15.

Baseball Players Make Healthcare Home Run – Gaining Protection against Rising Long-Term Care Costs

PLACENTIA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Association of Professional Ball Players of America (APBPA) announces the selection of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) to offer long-term care education and long-term care insurance coverage to their 11,000 Members. For members that choose to purchase the insurance, applications for individual policies will be completed by LTCFP and underwritten by Transamerica Life Insurance Company.

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.

Long-Term Care Awareness Campaign ‘3 in 4 Need More’ Gains Additional Support and New Board Members

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In November the 3in4 Association added seven new members to its advisory board, and received increased support from two insurance carriers: John Hancock, an existing member of the organization, and Genworth, which provided sponsorship of a meaningful consumer study. ‘We’re gaining momentum,’ says Mark Goldberg, Treasurer of the association that runs the ‘3 in 4 Need More’ campaign.

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.

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.

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.

As Health Reform Takes Effect, Companies Must Offer Long-Term Care Insurance to Employees, But There’s a Roadblock

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of health reform, American companies are required to enable their employees to participate in the public option for long-term care insurance, known as the Community Living Assistance and Supports (CLASS) program. Now being fleshed out by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CLASS — though postponed until 2013 — calls for employees to be automatically enrolled, with payroll deductions, unless they opt out.

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.

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.

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.