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TrumpCare Won’t Help: As America Ages, Long-Term Care Costs Could Overwhelm Families

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The number of Americans age 65 and older is on track to double -- from 46 million now to over 98 million in 2060, when today's 20-somethings will be turning 65. At that time the 65-plus age group's share of the population will have jumped to 24-percent from 15-percent today. "Think of it," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, "one in four of us will be in the older group, at high risk of needing long-term care."

It Can Be Easier to Plan for Long Term Care if We Face Our Personal Concerns Up Front, says ACSIA

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Last year the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services issued a report about Americans' concerns and actions related to long-term care (LTC), also referred to as long-term services and supports (LTSS). "The main takeaway was not the particulars of the responses, in our view," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners. "It was the fact that participants considered and faced the issues."

Quick and Easy Long-Term Care Choices: ACSIA Partners Offers Decision Funnel

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Many Americans spend hours investigating long-term care options online, only to come away confused and dispirited. Now there's another way to go. It's a by-phone Decision Funnel designed to cut through the complexity. Offered by ACSIA Partners, the service will be delivered by real human specialists, not phone robots.

More Than Two Thirds of Americans Not Prepared for Disability says American Fidelity Assurance Company

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The average American Fidelity Assurance Company long-term disability is nearly three years. Even though one in five adults experiences a long-term disability, most Americans are ill-prepared to cover expenses if they are unable to work (note 1). The average American could not cover a $400 emergency without selling some of their possessions and 69 percent have less than $1,000 in savings (notes 2, 3).

New, Unique Service for Senior Citizens is Launched

BOSTON, Mass. -- Helping seniors stay emotionally engaged and interested in the outside world is an important part of healthy aging. Now, a new program called Uplift Senior Citizens is offering social engagement as a service to help improve the social and emotional well-being of senior citizens.

When Long-Term Care Insurance Benefits Run Out, What Next? A Trending ‘Partnership’ System Offers a Fix, ACSIA Partners Reports

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- A relatively new species of long-term care policies called Partnership Plans has become widely available and could be a good option for many, according to ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies.

Shopping for Long Term Care Insurance Easy — Plans Affordable

CHICAGO, Ill. -- More people than ever are looking at ways to safeguard their future retirement income from the financial costs and burdens of Long Term Health Care, says Matt McCann, a nationally known expert on Long Term Care Planning. These costs can have a dramatic impact on a person's 401(k), 403(b), IRA and other assets.

Shopping for Long-Term Care Insurance Can Be Uniquely Frustrating, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- If you're in the market for long-term care insurance, you may be in for a long, exasperating slog, according to ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies. "Unfortunately, LTC insurance isn't an easy thing to buy," says Denise Gott, the company's CEO. "You can't just comparison shop for it as you can for a TV or refrigerator."

Calif. Gov. Brown Takes Action on Legislation to Protect Seniors and Veterans

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced today that he has signed the following bills to protect senior citizens and veterans in California: AB 313 by Assemblymember William Monning (D-Santa Cruz) – Residential care facilities for the elderly.

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