Washington State Business News - Page 7

Page 7 of Washington State Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Long Term Care Insurance Leader Goes Green, Targeting a Million Gallons of Gasoline Saved Per Year

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Going green can add green to the bottom line. That’s the experience of LTC Financial Partners LLC (known in the industry as LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. As a result of pro-environment steps now being taken, the organization plans to double or even triple the productivity of its agents within two to four years – this on top of huge savings in gasoline.

PreViser and Oral Health Innovations Ltd Form UK Partnership to Provide Oral Health Scoring and Risk Analysis

MOUNT VERNON, Wash., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease and risk assessment technology to the dental profession, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with Oral Health Innovations (OHI) Ltd of Birmingham, England to market PreViser technology to dentists within the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

Don’t Wait for the Election to Plan Your Long-Term Healthcare, Insurance Leader Advises

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.

Sister Schools, an Educational Non Profit, hosts nine Ugandan Children on Seattle Area School Tour

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sister Schools, a Seattle based non-profit that partners schools in Washington State with Schools in Uganda, East Africa, will host a group of nine Ugandan students on the 2008 Suubi Tour of the Seattle area. The tour will run from Thursday, May 8 through Tuesday, June 10.

Defying Economic Slowdown, Long Term Care Insurance Agency Explodes; Nearly 200 Agents Added in 12 Month, More Sought

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recession? Retrenchment? Nah. Not for LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. Known as LTCFP or ‘The Partners,’ the firm now has 456 agents, up from 264 last year, 167 in 2006, and 91 in 2005. Started in 2003, LTCFP is now profitable and paid its second annual dividend last month.

Long Term Care Insurance: A Company Benefit That Protects Employees of All Ages, Says LTC Financial Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Barclay is living evidence of how vital long term care insurance can be for all employees, not just senior ones. When James joined a major telephone company, he was only 32 and in great shape, climbing mountains and swimming 60 laps a day. His company covered him with a long term care policy, a benefit he thought he would never need until much older.

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 Insurance Agency Wins 4 ‘Marketing Excellence’ Awards

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP) was honored for marketing excellence at the 2008 conference of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, held in Atlanta, Georgia. Taking home four awards, the agency shared the limelight with leading insurance carriers that were also honored. The awards follow a spectacular growth in LTCFP’s size and national impact.

Mr. Golf Etiquette and Keepers of the Game Prescribe Sanction for Hawk-Killing Golfer

SEATTLE, Wash., March 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most people are aware of the controversy created when professional golfer Tripp Isenhour killed a red-shouldered hawk by intentionally hitting golf balls at it. Isenhour’s claim that he was merely trying to scare the bird away and that it was a million-to-one shot seem unlikely at best and a blatant lie at worst.

TAX ALERT: Deductions for Long Term Care Insurance Premiums

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the April 15 tax deadline looms, filers should not overlook the deductions allowed for long term care insurance, according to LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agency.

Trans Marine Propulsion Systems, Inc. Secures West-Coast and British Columbia Distributorship for Lehmann and Michels, GmbH

SEATTLE, Wash., March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seattle-based Trans Marine Propulsion Systems, Inc. (TMPS), known worldwide for their diesel service and engineering department, has secured the distribution, sales and service agreement with Lehmann & Michels, GmbH. (Lemag) of Hamburg, Germany, for the west coast of the United States, which includes Alaska and Hawaii. This agreement also extends to British Columbia, Canada.

PreViser and White Cross GmbH Partner in Germany to Provide Oral Disease and Risk Analysis

MOUNT VERNON, Wash., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease and risk assessment software technology to the dental industry, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with White Cross GmbH of Lindau, Germany, to market PreViser technology to dentists within Germany, Austria and portions of Switzerland.

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.

Deficit Reduction Act Makes Long Term Care Planning a Must for Small Business Owners

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In February 2007, ‘President Bush signed into law a significant piece of legislation, the Deficit Reduction Act,’ says Todd Grove, Maine-based Partner of LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agency. ‘This one act is causing the majority of small business owners to seriously evaluate the financial risks posed by an extended illness – to themselves, their families, their assets and their companies.’

Protecting Productivity at the Worksite in Challenging Times

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In uncertain times, older, experienced employees are the ones companies want to keep. But these seasoned people may leave of their own accord. Or they may start taking time off. Why? ‘A large percentage have aging parents who break a hip or develop dementia, suddenly needing constant attention,’ says Mario Sestito, Director of Business Development for LTC Financial Partners.

Long Term Care Insurance Leader Offers Advice on Preventing Dementia, the Leading Cause of Care Claims

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.

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.’

As an Aging Workforce Loses Productivity, Seminar Will Explore the Cause and Cure

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On December 4 at 1:00 PM, LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, will host a seminar and Webinar for executives, human resource managers, and business reporters. The event will focus on an issue of growing urgency for companies of all sizes: how to get the most from their most experienced people, their older employees.

Previser Launches New Website and Enhanced Version of its Oral Disease and Risk Assessment Software

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation, a world leader in risk and disease analysis software that enhances treatment planning for patients affected by oral disease, announced a simultaneous release of a new corporate website and a major upgrade to its software. PreViser’s version 3.0 software is now both Windows- and Macintosh-compatible.

LTC Financial Partners Applauds Kiplinger’s Personal Finance for ‘Authoritative’ Advice on Long Term Care Insurance

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Aug. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As longer-living Americans face escalating care expenses, ‘there’s a lot of ignorance about how to pay for it,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. ‘So it’s refreshing,’ he continues, ‘to see authoritative advice from Kiplinger’s, perhaps the most respected financial publication in the nation.’

Concise Guide to Long Term Care Insurance, Authored by LTC Financial Partners, Now Available on Amazon.com for $8.95

KIRKLAND, Wash. – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Will you or a family member need expensive long term care someday? Almost for sure, and you could pay big-time if you’re not properly insured. You probably know you should look into long term care insurance, but if you’re like most people, you don’t want to think about it just yet.

Beware of Long Term Care Insurance Cost Comparisons

KIRKLAND, Wash. – June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When people start shopping for long term care insurance, they invariably ask, how much does it cost? ‘It’s an excellent question,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, ‘but it’s off-target and could lead you astray.’

Hop Productions is Proud to Announce the Release of Fodakis, the New Album from Das Vibenbass and a Release Performance in Seattle at Neumo’s

SEATTLE, Wash. – June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hop Productions proudly announces the release of Fodakis, the new album by Das Vibenbass on Tuesday, June 19th, 2007. The Seattle quartet that is, ‘crushing the borders of Jazz,’ presents Fodakis – a collection of songs that consciously challenge cultural assumptions about the jazz medium

Long Term Care Insurance Fights African Poverty; Campaign Gains Momentum as Four Organizations Join Team of Industry Contributors

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Apr. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Can long term care insurance indirectly improve the lives of AIDS-plagued Africans? Many in the LTC industry seem to think so. Five organizations have pledged contributions to the Rabuor Village Project, a comeback model for villages throughout Africa. They join LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, which announced on December 1 that it would contribute 2-percent of its profits each year to the Rabuor Village Project.

The Magic of Ownership: Why Top Long Term Care Insurance Agents Are Flocking to LTC Financial Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Apr. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 15th LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, paid its owners over $1,000,000 in dividends. So? Consider who the owners are: the agents who place the business!

Million-Dollar Secret of Fast-Growing Long Term Care Insurance Brokerage

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Mar. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This month LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, will pay its agents, support staff and investors over $1,000,000 in dividends. ‘This is a long term care industry first,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO. ‘And it has two big implications.’

Desire2Learn and Respondus Collaborate to Increase Security in Online Assessment

REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Respondus Inc., a leading provider of assessment tools for learning management systems in higher education, and Desire2Learn Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical enterprise eLearning solutions today announced the integration of Respondus LockDown Browser with the Desire2Learn Learning Environment to offer increased security for online testing.

Long Term Care Information Via Web and Phone; New Websites, Manned by State-Licensed Field Underwriters

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A ‘web of websites,’ announced today, will dispense factual information about a form of protection that puzzles many Americans: long term care insurance. Developed by LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, the websites will offer the information in textual, graphic, video, and live format.

New Service Will Support ‘Long Term Living,’ an Alternative to Yesterday’s Long Term Care

KIRKLAND, WA – May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners, a leading long term care insurance broker, and Interim HealthCare, a leading provider of home care services, are joining forces to reshape long term care. The two companies will help longer-living Americans keep on living at home in spite of disabilities that now banish millions to nursing homes.

Respondus Ranks First in Customer Satisfaction Survey of Higher Education e-Learning Vendors

REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Respondus received the highest customer satisfaction score among 44 higher education e-learning vendors that were included in a report by The Alliance for Higher Education Competitiveness (A-HEC). The report is based on survey responses from leaders of Internet-supported learning initiatives in higher education.

Respondus Releases Browser for Secure Testing in Blackboard and WebCT

REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Respondus, Inc. announces the release of Respondus LockDown Browser, a custom browser that creates a secure testing environment within the WebCT and Blackboard e-learning platforms. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading.

Columbia Tower Club Invites Public to Charity Gala, Casino Night

SEATTLE, WA – Apr. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In one of Seattle’s most popular fund-raisers, the Columbia Tower Club will hold its third annual Casino Night on Saturday, April 29, on the top floor of the Columbia Center, the tallest building west of the Mississippi. The general public as well as club members may purchase tickets, a departure from the club’s members-only norm.

PreViser and OralCare Corporation Partner in Japan to Provide Oral Disease Risk Assessment

MOUNT VERNON, WA – Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease and risk assessment software technology to the dental industry, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with OralCare Corporation of Tokyo, Japan to market PreViser technology to dentists within Japan.

PreViser and Delta Chakir partner in Israel to Provide Oral Disease Risk Assessment

MOUNT VERNON, WA – Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease risk assessment software technology to the dental industry, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with Delta Chakir, Ltd., sole distributor for Kodak Dental System in Israel, to market PreViser technology to dentists and dental insurers within Israel.

Respondus Wins Gold Excellence in E-Learning Award

REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Respondus, Inc. announced today that brandon-hall.com has presented the company with a Gold Excellence in E-Learning Award for Innovative Technology. The award recognizes StudyMate(R), an authoring tool that allows users to create ten Flash-based activities and e-learning games using three simple templates.

Federal Long Term Care Awareness Project Winds Down, But Private-Sector Information Service Ramps Up

KIRKLAND, WA – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Network takes baton from Washington following successful trial programs in five states. With Memorial Day behind us, so is the Federal government’s Long-Term Care Consumer Awareness Campaign, with uncertain prospects for revival. Information kits, consisting of a booklet and audio CD, will no longer be available as supplies dwindle.