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Preparing For Tomorrow podcast

May 15, 2024

This week, I'm sharing updates on the four clients with LTC claims that we shared on February 22nd.

I have been walking with these families as they prepare for and begin extensive caregiving needs for their moms and wives.

I can't imagine how hard it would be to navigate the claims process without guidance from an LTC...

May 8, 2024

This week, I enjoyed a great interview with Dr. Jay Zigmont with Childfree Wealth.

Their website is

I learned that 25% of U.S. adults don't have kids.  That's a huge part of our population that is underserved in the retirement planning community.  Many planners consider that with our without...

May 1, 2024

We need to start planning now, 30 years before we think we'll need help living.

It'a hard to believe that care could ever cost that much, but in 2001, when I started working in the LTC industry, nursing homes were $1000/month.  People I spoke with thought that was so unfair.

Use Genworth's Cost of Care report to view...

Apr 24, 2024

If we want to make sure we can stay home when long term care is needed, we need a plan.  We need to afford the care we want.

If costs of care continue to increase every year like they have been, this is not something most of us will self-fund without bankrupting ourselves or destroying family relationships.

The first...

Apr 17, 2024

In other words, why shoud I trust the insurance company?

All insurance companies, and especially LTC companies are heavily regulated and watched closely by all 50 states.  

States monitor complaints to ensure compliance. Regulators work with the consumer and company to assist with payments.

Often, regulators explain to...