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Death Rates in America and How Dementia Fits In

As the aging population in the United States continues to grow, it’s worth looking at the causes of death in the country and how they have changed over time. Bloomberg published an interactive slideshow of graphs recently that details just that and helps people understand the changes in mortality over the past few decades and how dementia fits in.

Where Does Long Term Care Cost the Most?

With more and more Boomers entering retirement every day, the cost of retirement is a common topic. One cost in particular is gaining more momentum in discussion because of just how expensive it is and how few people are prepared for the high price: long term care.

Why You Should Work with an Independent Agent for Long Term Care Insurance

Using a financial advisor to help you plan for retirement can be a great choice: it can help you get a better grasp on your finances, understand specific goals and targets for savings, and provide you with information that you otherwise might not know.

Assisted Living Sees Fastest Cost Growth Among Long Term Care Settings

The need for long term care continues to grow throughout the United States and the cost of that care is following suit. Genworth Financial’s annual Cost of Care Survey breaks down prices of the different long term care options available. According to the survey, assisted living facilities are experiencing the quickest rise in cost among the various setting options for care.

Policyholder Reactions to Genworth Long Term Care Insurance Rate Increases

Several of the top Long Term Care Insurance companies have been forced to raise premium rates in the past few years due to a number of factors. Amidst all the rate increases, some policyholders have been less than pleased, but others have taken it in stride, recognizing that there is indeed a good reason behind the increases.

Why Consider a Long Term Care Insurance Policy?

Every one plans for retirement. Whether it’s saving money to retire, planning to retire part-time and use your newfound time to engage in some old hobbies, or simply dreaming about your life of leisure to come once you leave the workforce, it’s safe to say all workers plan for retirement in one way or another. Unfortunately, most workers overlook some vital aspects of planning.

Genworth CEO Emphasizes Commitment to Long Term Care Insurance Industry

Genworth President and CEO Tom McInerney is reaffirming the company’s commitment and new approach to the Long Term Care Insurance industry.
Confident in Market
In a recent short video, McInerney spoke of the excitement within Genworth about the Long Term Care Insurance business and their confidence moving forward after completing their in-depth review of the industry in 2013.

Avoid Becoming a Caregiver in Retirement

A recent MarketWatch article touches on the issue of caregiving and how it is fast becoming something familiar to more and more Americans as the Baby Boomers enter retirement.
Family Caregiving
Many people often find themselves in a situation where caregiving for a loved one is necessary, so they step up and take on the role.

Detailed Projections Spell Success for Retirement Planning, Study Says

Retirement planning means a lot of different things to different people. For many, it means simply making estimations of how much you will need to live comfortably in retirement and putting money into savings to help achieve your monetary goal.

Global CEOs Believe Technology in Healthcare Will Transform the Sector

The rapid advancement of technology is having huge effects across industries, and the healthcare industry is not exempt. According to the 17th annual Global CEO Survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers, more than four-fifths of global healthcare CEOs believe the aging population and technology in healthcare will transform the sector.

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