Tag Archive: caregiving

Mar 11

Denial is Not a River in Egypt

People have a 50 percent chance of needing LTC at some point in life, and about 30 percent of people who do may need care for five years or more, according to a new study by LifePlans, Inc. Being in denial about this could be the worst thing you ever do to the people who love you.

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Jan 01

What your state lets you keep, effective 1/1/2017

This is a table that shows the minimum assets and income each state allows nursing-home residents and their spouses to keep.

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Oct 24

What Does Long-Term Care Cost?

Planning for long-term care is best done with information gathering to make an informed decision. The “deer in headlights” approach doesn’t work.

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Jan 10

Calling All Single Women Without Long-Term Care Insurance (and their single friends)

If you are a woman who wants to keep your independence as you age, this article is for you.

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Oct 02

Why Would Anyone Buy a Long-Term Care Insurance Policy Without Home Care Benefits?

Why in the world would anyone want to buy long-term care insurance without home care? There are other really good reasons besides the significant premium savings.

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Aug 08

Phyllis Shelton on Live Radio Show 3-4 pm CST Sunday, Aug. 9

Phyllis Shelton is honored to appear on Peter Rosenberger’s live radio show on Sunday, August 9th from 3-4 p.m. CST to discuss how long-term care insurance can be a lifeline for caregivers.

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Feb 02

Goodbye in Her (or His) Eyes

We all know the timeless wedding vows and most of us have spoken them. When caregiving becomes 24/7, sometimes these vows are broken. An awful thought, you say?

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Jan 27

Planning for Long-Term Care is Gentle On My Mind

Glen Campbell is now a permanent member of the ranks of Alzheimer’s victims. The first music artist to make #1 on the country and contemporary charts at the same time, he is Stage 6 now and sometimes requires two caregivers to be sure he is safe.

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Jan 05

Long-Term Care is All About the Family…Not the Bass

People worry more about being a burden on their kids when it comes to long-term care than they do about the exorbitant financial cost of extended health care.

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Sep 01

Mothers Don’t Let Your Daughters Grow Up To Be Caregivers

Without a plan, millions of daughters will be thrust into providing care for an aging parent, at great emotional, mental and physical cost, a much greater toll than financial.

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