Former New York Jets player Mark Gastineau revealed that he has dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, which he believes resulted from his 10-year football career. Most people who suffer from these conditions are not former NFL players but the impact on the person, their family and their finances is tremendous. — read more:
One on three people who reach age 65 will be impacted by memory loss. An estimated seven to 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson's disease. Incidence of Parkinson's increases with age, but an estimated four percent of people with PD are diagnosed before the age of 50. Men are one and a half times more likely to have Parkinson's than women. Both require Long-Term Care services. This is why an advance plan to deal with the financial costs and burdens of aging should be part of your retirement plan. A successful retirement includes affordable LTC insurance. It will safeguard your 401k, IRA and other assets from the high costs of long-term care. Learn about your options before you retire when you enjoy better health. Plus premiums are much more affordable.