John Hancock Latest to Drop Long Term Care
Two weeks ago John Hancock, one of the largest providers of long term care insurance announced it is withdrawing from the market. It will stop selling new long term care insurance policies. John Hancock currently has sold more than 1.2 million policies nationwide. What does it all mean? Hancock
Home for the Holidays (Part 2)
Last week I was talking about changes in loved ones we may notice around holiday time, simply because we may be returning home after some time away. So what can or should you do about it? A physical and neurological exam should identify any medical issues. A Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Home for the Holidays (Part 1)
Once again the holiday season is upon us, a time of joy but also stress. I’ve written about this issue in the past but it bears repeating. We often visit family members we haven’t seen in some time and that’s when changes in older loved ones become more noticeable. Some
When to Sell the Home (Part 2)
Last week I told you that Dave called because his dad needs to go to a nursing home and he is now in “spend down mode”. He plans to sell the home, spend down the proceeds from the sale and then apply for Medicaid. A straight forward, sound approach?