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November 2016 LTC Newsletter


November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month

Protect Your Clients’ Nest Egg from a Long-Term Care Event

With clients living longer, it’s likely they will need long-term care at some point. And given that the cost of long-term care can quickly deplete your clients’ life savings, it’s crucial to consider adding long-term care insurance to their financial plan. Click here for more information and some helpful resources to get the conversation started.

LTC in the News

The word is spreading. Major news outlets are letting the American people know the importance of long-term care planning. Are you? Here are a few recent third party articles.

Top News

New LTCI Sales Firm Up

LIMRA says premium revenue from sales of new, stand-alone individual long-term care insurance policies amounted to $117 million in the first half of the year. Read more

7 New Peeks at How Long-Term Care Insurance is Working

LifePlans is a unit of Munich Re, a big German reinsurer. It has been providing data analysis and support services for the U.S. private long-term care insurance community for years. America’s Health Insurance Plans paid for the Waltham, Massachusetts-based organization’s latest long-term care insurance claimant study, which covers the experiences of claimants interviewed over the telephone last year and earlier this year. Read more

Americans Need Long-Term Health Planning; Will They Get It?

As the population ages and Americans in general live longer, long-term health care costs are becoming an increasing concern — but sales of traditional LTC policies, which cover in-home and nursing home care, have decreased sharply over the past 15 years.  Read more


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