Alzheimer’s Screening and Long Term Care Insurance

What will our growing ability to identify Alzheimer's Disease years before a patient shows full symptoms mean for the U.S. system of voluntary long-term care insurance? The New York Times reported this week that a new test using spinal fluid can accurately identify Alzheimer's a decade before it becomes full-blown. With some patient groups, the technique--which is already commercially available--can identify future onset of the [...]