You will definitely want to pick up Prudential’s 2010 Long-Term Care Cost Study, which measures trends in costs associated with the major forms of long-term care services. (See the link to this survey under “What Does Long-Term Care Cost?” on this site.) I’ve seen the cost of care increase an average of 5-6% compounded annually …
Confused about long-term care insurance? Please watch this 17 minute educational video by Phyllis Shelton.
Suzanne sits down with Phyllis Shelton, President of LTC Consultants and author of “Protecting Your Family with Long-Term Care Insurance” to discuss long-term care. Long-term care is provided when people need help getting through the …
Phyllis Shelton discusses the latest on planning for long-term care with Tim Takacs and Barbara McGinnis on the Takacs-McGinnis Elder Law Hour
Suze Orman Speaks Out About Long-Term Care Insurance
The story of my dear clients, Vernon and Helen Duckett.
Hear Rob Lowe, Maria Shriver & others have “The Talk” about long term care planning.
Phyllis Shelton was a guest on Lifetime Television’s “The Balancing Act” to talk about how caregiving without the help of long term care insurance can crush the dreams of millions of American women, emotionally and financially.
In an instant, a tragic accident turned a loving wife into a long term caregiver.
His mother lived to age 91 with Parkinson’s Disease, and the costs would have been overwhelming without long term care insurance.
Long term care insurance has allowed her 84-year-old mother to have peace-of-mind after moving into an assisted living facility.
After buying a long term care policy 10 years ago, Barbara doesn’t have to worry about burdening her children with the cost of her care.
Public-Private Long-Term Care Insurance Plans will have a tremendously positive impact on state budgets if we educate employers to offer it now to all employees to decrease cuts in other services like you see here.
By Elizabeth McNichol, Phil Oliff, and Nicholas Johnson
The worst recession since the 1930s has caused the steepest decline in state tax receipts on record. State tax collections, adjusted for inflation, are now 12 percent below pre-recession levels, while the need for state-funded services has not declined. As a result, even after making very deep spending cuts over the last two years, states continue to face large budget gaps.
By Nicholas Johnson, Phil Oliff, and Erica Williams
With tax revenue still declining as a result of the recession and budget reserves largely drained, the vast majority of states have made spending cuts that hurt families and reduce necessary services. These cuts, in turn, have deepened states’ economic problems because families and businesses have less to spend.