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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.

Cancer Cure Lottery: 10 Vaccine Treatments to Be Given Away Over 5-Week Period

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regenerative Cellular Therapy (RCT) of Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico, is holding its first annual treatment giveaway. Over the next five weeks, starting September 13, two lucky winners per week will receive state-of-the-art regenerative cellular cancer treatments free of charge.

LTC Financial Partners Named to INC 5000 Four Years in a Row

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The economy has not been doing great, but LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) has. This month Inc. Magazine ranks LTCFP No. 2,483 among all companies, and No. 25 among companies in the insurance industry, in its annual ranking of the nation’s 5000 fastest-growing companies. LTCFP also made the Inc. 5000 list in 2008, 2009 and 2010.

Inc. 5000 Company Seeks World-Class Sales Managers for Exploding Market

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long-term care insurance agencies, is looking for high-performing sales managers to build teams and drive business in key geographic areas. ‘According to surveys, about three in four Americans over 65 are concerned about needing long-term care services at some point,’ says Denise Gott, LTCFP’s Chairman and National Sales Manager.

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.

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.

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.

Long-Term Care Insurance Pioneer Lays Out Path for Bold Growth of His Industry

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the long-term care insurance (LTCi) sales field, business has been pretty flat for the past few years. But that can change dramatically ‘if we’re willing to reinvent ourselves,’ said Cameron Truesdell of LTCFP in a keynote speech at the 2011 National LTCi Producers Summit.

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).

‘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).

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.

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.

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.

48 Long-Term Care Insurance Agents Make ‘Partner’ in LTC Financial Partners; That Helps Explain Company’s Rapid Growth

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For three years in a row (2008, 2009, and 2010), LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) has been selected by Inc. Magazine as one of the nation’s 5,000 fastest-growing companies. And among large national agencies specializing in LTC insurance sales, none is growing faster than LTCFP. What accounts for this?

Insurance Leader Praises Obama for Promoting Enhanced Long-Term Care for Alzheimer’s Sufferers

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Society of Actuaries, the leading cause of U.S. long-term care claims is Alzheimer’s. Who cares? Evidently President Obama does. ‘We praise the President for his words and the legislation behind them,’ says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Operations for LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

‘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?

Long-Term Care Insurance Has Big Future in Spite of MetLife Exit, Leading LTCI Agency Says

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reports of the death of long-term care insurance are highly exaggerated, according to LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s largest and most experienced LTCI agencies. Last Thursday, when MetLife announced it would stop selling new LTCI coverage, ‘It wasn’t the end of the world,’ says Cameron Truesdell, LTCFP’s CEO.

TAX ALERT: Increased Federal Deductions Make Long-Term Care Insurance More Affordable for Many

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Americans planning to buy long-term care insurance in 2011 may deduct a larger portion of their premiums than ever, thanks to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Soon Many Employees Will Be Asking, ‘Hey, Boss, Which Long-Term Care Policy Should I Get?’

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new employee benefit is coming for millions of American employees: access to affordable long-term care insurance. So says Dan Cahn, an industry expert. LTCI provides funds for in-home or nursing-home care in case of longer-lasting illnesses or disabilities not covered by regular health insurance. Cahn is Senior Vice President of Business Development for LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).

Sign of Jobs Turnaround? One Company Seeks to Fill 300 New Positions

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stagnant economy? Jobs hard to come by? If you’re an employer, jobs too risky to create? One company – LTC Financial Partners LLC – isn’t buying in to the doom and gloom. They’re bucking the trend with bullish expansion plans. ‘We need 300 new people now, in all parts of the country,’ says Denise Gott, LTCFP’s Chairman of the Board.

LTC Financial Partners Teams with eWomenNetwork to Provide Free Long Term Care Information

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Women have special long term care needs — but not just because they often come down with longer-lasting illnesses and disabilities. When there’s no long term care insurance for a couple or family members, women typically end up as the default, unpaid caregivers. ‘Lack of LTC insurance not only hurts women when they themselves need care,’ says Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC.

Long Term Care and The CLASS Act: Upcoming Webcast for Human Resource Managers and Benefits Specialists

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On September 21, HR.com will host a webcast (online seminar) in conjunction with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) to help companies help their employees plan for long term care following health reform. ‘Millions of Americans will soon be automatically opted in to the new public option for long term care, unless they pro-actively opt out,’ says Mario Sestito, an industry expert who will lead the webcast.

For 3rd Year Running, LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP) Makes Inc. Magazine ‘5000 Fastest-Growing’ List

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) continues to expand rapidly in spite of a sluggish economy. This month Inc. Magazine ranks LTCFP No. 2,366 among all companies, and No. 29 among companies in the insurance industry, in its annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the nation.

Long Term Care ‘Eats’ Almost Three Square Feet of Average American Home Every Day; Rate Up from 2005

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The rising cost of long term care, abetted by depressed home values, is taking a bigger bite out of American homes today than in 2005, according to LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies.

Long Term Care Insurance Goes Online; Reducing Paper Flow, Leading Agency Offers Applications by Internet

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re in the market for long term care insurance but hate to fill out applications and wait, wait, wait, a leading agency has an alternative for you. Dispense with the paper and the delay; complete an electronic application, with live hand-holding, and get an answer pronto. The agency is LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies.

Suit Against LTC Financial Partners Dropped, Industry Leader Reports

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A suit against LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), the nation’s largest producer-owned long term care insurance agency, has been dropped, the company reports today. The suit, for more than a million dollars, was by a former agent, Linda Caruthers of Richmond, Virginia, who was seeking compensation for providing an introduction that helped land a large account.

Six-Part Training Is Key to Long Term Care Insurance Leader’s Rapid Growth

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Companies tend to do well when they hire good people, but even the best people can do better when given good training. That’s the philosophy of LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. It must work, judging from the company’s rapid expansion in a down economy. For three years in a row LTCFP has been named one of America’s 5,000 fastest-growing companies by Inc. Magazine.

A Revision of ‘Long Term Care Insurance at the Worksite’ Published; Includes 2010 Healthcare Reform Update

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many companies seem conflicted 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 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.

Can a Reverse Mortgage Ease Problems for Senior Homeowners Hard-hit by the Economy?

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.

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.

2010 Long Term Care Guide Announced – Includes Healthcare Reform Update

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.

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.

Long Term Care Insurance Leader Seeks 320 New Agents in 2010, Following Strong 2009 Growth

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an economy that seems stuck on stagnate, business is booming, thank you, for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. In fact, 2009’s growth was so strong and the future so promising, the firm seeks to expand its army of agents by 300 this year, an increase of about 60 percent over last year.

Beyond Long Term Care Insurance, New LTC Financial Partners Affiliate Will Offer Reverse Mortgages

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.

Long Term Care Insurance Expert Featured on Lifetime Television’s Balancing Act Show

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long term care, often neglected in health care planning, became talk-show fare yesterday on Lifetime Television’s Balancing Act show. Denise Gott, the featured expert, pointed out that it’s never too early to start thinking about long term care for our loved ones. ‘Three in four will eventually need it,’ says Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies.

Authoritative Guide to Long Term Care Insurance Now Available on Amazon’s Kindle and Apple’s iPhone

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.

Long Term Care Insurance Expert Tells Air Travelers, ‘3 in 4 Need More Than Regular Health Care’

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long term care insurance may not seem like headline news or talk-show fare, but Denise Gott pursues the topic with passion and flair. ‘I’m on a mission to wake up America,’ she says. Her message is now appearing on CNN newscasts in the nation’s airports and broadcasts on Delta Air Line flights. Gott is Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) – www.ltcfp.com – one of the nation’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

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.

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.’