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Obama Backing Plan to Include Modest Long-Term Care Insurance in Health Reform

President Barack Obama has given his support to a proposal for new national long-term care insurance program that would offer basi...

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Study Finds That the Need for Long-Term Care Insurance May Be Overstated

A new study by Boston College's Center for Retirement Research indicates that purchasing long-term care insurance makes financial sense for fewer individuals than was previously believed. 

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Elder Care: The Road to Growing Old Is Not Paved

It is rare to find such a clearly written and concise guidebook to the confusing patchwork of programs, services and facilities that confront the aged in our society. 

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IRS Issues Long-Term Care Premium Deductibility Limits for 2013

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is increasing the amount taxpayers can deduct from their 2013 taxes ... 

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Reevaluate Insurance Needs When You Retire

Along with many other changes, your insurance needs change when you retire ...

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Getting Cash From a Life Insurance Policy If You Are Terminally Ill

Unfortunately, a diagnosis of a terminal illness often comes with many expenses...

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Activities of Daily Living Measure the Need for Long-Term Care Assistance

Most long-term care involves assisting with basic personal needs rather than providing medical care.

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Elder Care Referral Services Attracting Increased Scrutiny

These services promise to help families find a good long-term care facility for free, but in many cases there's a hidden price ...

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