The Long-Term Care Insurance Industry paid $9.2 Billion in benefits in 2017 alone, an increase from $8.65 paid in 2016. Policies are paying huge benefits reducing financial and physical burdens placed on the American family.
Many people suffer from allergies. As you age, allergies can complicate existing health issues. Plus, knowing if you have a cold, the flu or an allergy is important. With our longevity, advance planning is key.
Once you get past age 55 going to the doctor will become a common routine. Learn to get the most from your doctor. Top hint: If you don’t ask the right questions, you won’t get the right answers.
With the impact of COVID-19, there will be many changes in the ability of family members and how they can visit their loved ones. A San Francisco company has teamed up with Zoon to provide technology for family members to stay in touch with their loved ones.
Longevity changes how America plans for their future retirement. This includes real estate. “Senior Ready” homes help you stay at home as you age. Advance planning is required before you retire.
As more people require long-term care services, either at home or in a facility, the need to care for the human spirit becomes as important as physical health. This facility explains how spiritual care is incorporated in overall care experience.
Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers has died. Sayers suffered with dementia. The football star played for the Chicago Bears after an outstanding college career at University of Kansas. He is another football star to suffer from dementia.
If you find yourself or family member caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia the stress impacts more than you and your family. It impacts your health unless you take the right steps.
Aging is an issue which impacts every American family. With longevity comes the health and age-related issues which drain savings and create stress and pressure on loved ones. New proposals give families more options to plan.