Tough Sell: The Future of CLASS and Private Long-Term Care Insurance

It is a tough time to try to sell long-term care insurance.  The private market was stunned on Nov. 11 when MetLife, one of the nation's biggest carriers with insurance on 600,000 lives, announced it would stop selling new policies. At the same time, surveys by two of the nation's most respected long-term care researchers suggest why it will continue to be very [...]

Caregiving and Health

Those of us who have been caring for our parents know very well the physical toll it takes. I helped care for my dad for 18 months. And after he died, one of the first things I did was make an appointment to see my own doctor. I had never felt so exhausted and worn out in my life. Now, an important new study describes the health effects [...]

By |2010-02-03T12:56:17-05:00February 3rd, 2010|family caregivers|0 Comments