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Page 4 of Long Term Care News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

Maine’s Todd Grove Honored as Nation’s Top Long-Term Care Insurance Specialist

PORTLAND, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At a recent conference Todd Grove of Portland, Maine, was singled out as the nation’s ‘top producer’ in 2010 by LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP). Grove won the same honor in several previous years, distinguishing himself among colleagues nationwide.

‘3 in 4 Need More’ Campaign Makes Splash in Vegas, Highlighting Need for Long-Term Care Planning

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On April 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the ‘3 in 4 Need More’ campaign – run by the 3in4 Association – made its second public appearance, following the first in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 8. This month’s appearance took place during the 2011 LTCi Producers Summit, run by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI).

Leading Long-Term Care Educator Forms Alliance with Florida’s Largest Source of In-home Care

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), which educates Americans on the need to plan for long-term care, announces a strategic alliance with Caregiver Services Inc. (CSI), which provides in-home care so people don’t have to leave their homes to receive care elsewhere.

Long-Term Care Advocate Dr. Marion Will Endorse ‘3 in 4 Need More’ Campaign at Atlanta Conference

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 8 in Atlanta, the ‘3 in 4 Need More’ campaign will get a boost from Dr. Marion Somers, the long-term care planning advocate who is a frequent guest on programs such as Good Morning America, Today Show, and NBC Nightly News.

Leading Long-Term Care Insurance Agency Makes Olympic Strides in Spite of Limp Economy

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies, is going for the gold. ‘Among agencies specializing in LTC, we’re already out in front,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO, ‘and we’re determined to widen our lead.’ To highlight this point, LTCFP engaged Olympic legend Bruce Jenner to speak at the company’s annual meeting, held this year in Austin, Texas, January 14-16.

T7 Inc. Presents Free Educational Seminar in Tucson, AZ (6/29/10) for Individuals Managing Their Elderly Parents

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.

Which Is Best for You: Public or Private Long Term Care Insurance?

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The CLASS Act, part of the new health reform law (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act), will offer a type of long term care insurance for working people and others who may become disabled. But confusion and doubt are widespread. ‘Many wonder how the CLASS Act will affect them personally,’ 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.

Suddenly Her Husband Needed Long Term Care: An LTC Insurance Agent’s Poignant Story

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It can be instructive to consider not just what long term care insurance professionals recommend, but what they do — for their own personal protection. A good example is the case of Kim Galatolo, an agent with LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. In California, where Galatolo lives and works, the firm is known as LTC Partners & Insurance Services, LLC.

Interactive Web Site Provides Resources So Seniors May Age in Place

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.

Long Term Care Insurance for the Gay and Lesbian Community: Different Needs Require Special Help

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Like other longer-living Americans, gay males and lesbians (as well as bisexuals and transsexuals) face the prospect of eventual incapacity and the need for long term care. But they have special problems getting that care when needed, according to LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

Trailblazing Long Term Care Insurance Organization Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National LTC Network is celebrating 15 years as a national leader in long term care insurance distribution. The Network counts among its 30 member firms some of the most-respected and successful firms in the industry. ‘The Network is a unique organization, consisting of firms that are competitors, but that have come together to share best practices and address common long-term care insurance industry issues,’ commented Terry Truesdell, President and CEO.

Living in Style in Spite of Needing Long Term Care – New Guidebook Shows How

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.

LTC Hotline Offers Competitive Long Term Care Insurance Quotes by Phone and Internet

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Hotline – a one-stop shopping center – promises to simplify the process of finding the right long term care policy from the right carrier at the right price. ‘Traditionally,’ says Jonas Roeser, ‘consumers had to meet with an agent in person, or try to compare confusing quotes from multiple carriers. Now they can find the best policy and price for their situation, from any of several top carriers, just by calling a toll-free number.’ Or, if they prefer, they can request help online.

3 in 4 Need More Than Regular Health Care; They Have Immediate Need for Long-Term Care Insurance

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Fall, business and personal travelers have been exposed to a special message in the nation’s airports and on Delta Airlines flights. Now available online, the message is delivered by Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies. The message is this: ‘In America 3 in 4 of us need long term care after we turn 65. But most of us aren’t insured for it, and waiting to insure carries great risks.’

Open Letter to Congress on Long Term Care Insurance and Health Care Reform from National LTC Network

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the Senate Finance Committee (SFC) resumes work this week on the health care reform bill, The National LTC Network urges Congress to consider two ideas. First, include an above-the-line deduction for long term care (LTC) insurance premiums.

Industry Leader Praises Health Reform Bill that Provides 50 percent Tax Deduction for Long-Term Care Premiums

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today Jonas Roeser, a long-term care industry leader, declared his support for H.R. 1891, a House bill to make long-term care insurance more affordable through a 50 percent tax deduction. Roeser is Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) – www.ltcfp.com – one of the nation’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP) Makes Inc. Magazine ‘5000 Fastest-Growing’ List Second Year in a Row

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the economy struggles, LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) reports continued rapid growth. This month Inc. Magazine ranks LTCFP No. 1,970 among all companies, and No. 16 among insurance companies, in its annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies in the nation. LTCFP made the Inc. 5000 list last year, 2008, as well. Among insurance companies, LTCFP is the fastest-growing one focusing exclusively on long term care insurance sales.

Long-Term Care Leader Joins ‘3 in 4 Need More’ Campaign to Promote LTC Protection for All

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) announces joining the 3 in 4 Need More campaign, which was launched yesterday by the LTC Guild, a social network focusing on the long-term care industry and those served by it. In its advertising and public relations, LTCFP will employ the ‘3 in 4 Need More’ logo and other visuals, publicly available from LTC Guild, to promote affordable long-term care insurance for all Americans.

New Health Reform Campaign Will Support Long-Term Care for All, Because ‘3 in 4 Need More’

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the LTC Guild announces the ‘3 in 4 Need More’ campaign to promote affordable long-term care insurance for all Americans. ‘Health reform will have a big hole in it,’ says Jonas Roeser, a founding member, ‘if it doesn’t embrace the extended-care needs of today’s longer-living Americans.’

Long-Term Care: The Next Big Women’s Issue? Denise Gott, Predicting New Waves of Protest, Calls for Reform

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-term care is getting a lot of exposure in the current health-reform discussions, but we ain’t seen nothin’ yet, according to Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) – one of the nation’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies. ‘Wait until the most-affected individuals get wind of what’s in store for them; all hell could break loose,’ she says.

Get Long-Term Care Protection Now; Don’t Wait for Health Reform, Industry Leader Advises

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If and when Congress passes health reform legislation, it may or may not include a public option for long-term care, the assistance with daily living required by millions suffering from long-lasting illnesses or disabilities. If you’re in the market for long-term care insurance, should you wait and see what materializes? Denise Gott says no; there’s too much to lose and little to gain. Gott is Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

Insurance Leader Praises Senator Kennedy for Promoting Long-Term Care Aid for All Americans as Part of Health Reform

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The traditionally conservative insurance industry can come to terms with a Democratic Congress on health reform, according to one insurance leader, Denise Gott, who today heaped praise on Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA) for his crusading efforts. ‘He sees more clearly than anyone the need to reform not only acute health care, but long-term care, which affects the quality of life and pocketbooks of virtually every American family,’ she says. Gott is Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP).

Voters Urged to Support Budding Moves to Include Long Term Care in National Health Reform

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Although President Obama has called for affordable, accessible, high-quality health care for all Americans, ‘There’s no guarantee the legislation will bridge the long term care gap,’ says Denise Gott of LTC Financial Partners LLC. ‘Only about 9 million Americans, a fraction of our 300 million plus, have long term care insurance. And among those at greatest risk, 45 and older, more than 9 in 10 go uncovered. Health reform won’t be complete unless Congress addresses this gaping hole.’

Industry Leaders Applaud Formation of Long Term Care Insurance Guild

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the need for long term care insurance grows, agents and allied professionals face the challenge of reaching prospective clients efficiently and with a high level of professionalism. And the public faces the challenge of finding qualified agents in their geographic area. A new organization will aid the pros as well as the public: the Long Term Care Insurance Guild, or LTC Guild for short.

New Edition of Medicaid Planning Book Features Two New Chapters on Veterans Benefits

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.

82 Long Term Care Insurance Agents Now ‘Partners’ of Fast-Growing ‘Inc. 5000’ Agency

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While many U.S. companies cut back, one is growing rapidly and plans to keep on doing so, thank you, through 2009 and beyond. It’s LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), a leading agency specializing in long term care insurance. In 2008 Inc. magazine ranked LTCFP No. 1,353 among all companies, and No. 12 in the insurance category, in its annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies in the nation.

Obama Health Plan Not Likely to Embrace Long Term Care, Industry Leader Says

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’ve put off getting long term care insurance, should you put it off a bit longer, anticipating the new administration’s health plan? ‘I wouldn’t advise it,’ says Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. ‘Long term care has never been a part of any candidate’s overall health care reform proposal, and likely never will be.’

When You Need Long Term Care, Don’t Look to Medicare, Agency Warns

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many Americans assume that Medicare will 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. ‘But it just isn’t so. The Government expects people to cover the expenses on their own — out of pocket or through long term care insurance.’

Today’s Working Adults Face Long Term Care ‘Double Whammy,’ Says Denise Gott, Spokesperson for LTC Financial Partners, LLC

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For health reasons, Americans in the prime of life may be less financially secure than they think, according to Denise Gott, Vice Chairperson of LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. ‘The sudden need for long term care can erode their best-laid financial plans,’ she says.

Long Term Care Newsletter Helps Preserve Solvency and Sanity While Caring for Loved One

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you suddenly have to care for an incapacitated parent or spouse, the impact can be life-changing. Rising care costs can devour your estate or inheritance. And your loved one’s daily needs can make you into a full-time caregiver. ‘But it doesn’t have to be that way,’ says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Operations for LTC Financial Partners.

The Long Term Care Insurance Explosion; January Conference to Celebrate Rapid Growth of LTC Protection and Light Fuse of Further Expansion

KIRKLAND, Wash. and CHARLESTON, S.C. – Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, has more than quadrupled in size since 2005, to more than 400 field underwriters and support staff. That just one sign of what’s happening in the long term care insurance field, in the company’s experience.

As More Americans Live to 100, Long Term Care Insurance Leader Gives Health Assist

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Americans increase their life spans, many eyeing 100-plus, the odds of needing long term care increase. One solution is long term care insurance to pay the care bills. ‘A better solution,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), ‘is the insurance plus health habits to keep yourself on your feet as long as possible.’

Guidance from Doctors on Long Term Care Insurance; Information to Be Available in Waiting Rooms

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Sept. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a doctor’s office near you, look for facts on a matter of growing concern, long term care insurance. Starting today, informative waiting room displays are being supplied to physicians by LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage.

In Kansas City Event, Long-Term Care Pioneers Will Challenge Leaders to Create Affordable LTC for All

KANSAS CITY, MO – Oct. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the nation approaches a financial and healthcare crisis, pioneers of long-term care protection are preparing to act. They will state their intentions, and invite political leaders to do the same, at a briefing in Kansas City on October 17. ‘The problem,’ says Cameron Truesdell of LTC Financial Partners, one of the pioneers and host of the event, ‘is a widespread lack of proper long-term care protection, which threatens to bankrupt the states, Uncle Sam, and millions of American families.’ He is CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC, America’s leading LTC insurance brokerage.

Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, Challenges Leaders to Address Bold Objective: Affordable Long-Term Care for All

KIRKLAND, WA – Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 17 in Kansas City, change-makers will answer an all-important question: ‘How can we make long-term care protection as common as auto insurance … so no American risks financial ruin from longer-lasting health needs … and government doesn’t go broke trying to fill an unfillable gap?’ The question will be posed by Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s leading insurance brokerage specializing in long-term care and representing multiple carriers.

Correction: U.S. Senator Kit Bond (R, MO) and Buck Stinson of Genworth Financial Are Not Scheduled to Appear in Kansas City Briefing Hosted by LTC Financial Partners

KANSAS CITY, MO – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 17 in Kansas City, leaders from business and government have been invited to express their views on bringing long-term care insurance protection to more Americans. The briefing, designed to spark public awareness, is hosted by LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s leading long-term care insurance brokerage representing multiple carriers

Featuring U.S. Senator Kit Bond (R, MO), Oct. 17 Briefing Will Address Bold Objective: Affordable Long-Term Care for All

KIRKLAND, WA – Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As 77 million baby boomers approach retirement and most Americans enjoy longer life spans, a time bomb ticks. What happens when tens of millions succumb to longer-lasting illnesses or injuries? Regular health insurance won’t cover it. Uncle Sam doesn’t want to. State-run Medicaid does contribute to long-term care expenses — for the indigent. But Medicaid costs are ballooning to the breaking point. Family assets are commonly tapped, but soon run out except for the very wealthy. So who’s going to protect longer-living Americans, so they can bounce back from down time without somebody going broke?