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LTC Tree updates our Long Term Care Insurance blog daily with cutting edge stories and breaking news in the rapidly evolving LTC industry.  This Long Term Care Insurance blog offers readers tips and ideas on ways to save you money when buying this type of insurance.  We always start with the foundation concept that Long Term Care Insurance is like any insurance, you may buy this and never even use it.  Thus, finding that balance between too much insurance and too little is what we help our clients achieve.

Our Long Term Care Insurance Blog is designed to give our readers and researchers a behind the scene view of how the whole Long Term Care buying process works.  From the very first sep of researching Long Term Care Insurance, from comparing Long Term Care Insurance vs Hybrid Long Term Care Insurance, picking the company, applying for the coverage and finally buying the policy.  We update our Long Term Care Insurance blog daily so check back for more articles on our growing blog.

17
DEC
2013
dementia care

New Dementia Care Program Aimed at Reducing Antipsychotic Use

A new program is now available to long term care providers who are looking to improve the quality of dementia care. Dementia Treatment Compiled by the AMDA, the resource is free if you agree to take a survey at the end. The program provides information for both prescribers and...
12
DEC
2013
long term care

Universal Long Term Care Coverage Proposed in Congress

A bill introduced to Congress on Monday would create a single-payer health care system for the United States, and includes universal long term care coverage. Universal Health Care The “American Health Security Act of 2013” was introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and would...
11
DEC
2013
long term care

US Health and Human Services Plans Long Term Care Awareness Survey

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has plans to evaluate the public’s awareness and perception of long term care in a new survey. Long Term Care Spending  Recognizing the growing issue of long term care spending throughout the nation, the federal...
10
DEC
2013
cost of smoking

The True Cost of Smoking – It’s Not Just Your Health that Pays

By this point in time, nearly every American knows the negative health effects of smoking. If the graphic images in health class weren’t enough to scare you, the warnings on the cigarette boxes should be. Despite the health warnings, individuals continue to pick up the habit...
06
DEC
2013
minnesota long term care

Minnesota Medicaid Reform Addresses Long Term Care

The Minnesota Department of Health and Human Services recently announced they received federal approval to use $58 million in state Medicaid spending to better address the issues that have arisen with an increased need for long term care. Reform 2020 Just one component of a...
04
DEC
2013
parkinson's disease

Gene Silencing Emerges as Potential New Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

If you or a loved one suffer from Parkinson’s Disease, a breakthrough discovery might aid in your future treatment. Scientists have found a way to potentially regulate targeted genes as a form of therapy. RNA Interference National Institute of Health researchers found dozens of...
01
DEC
2013
longer life

Eating Nuts May Be the Key to a Longer Life, According to New Study

Nuts are often deemed a high power brain food, thanks to their Omega 3 fatty acids, but new research suggests that a handful of nuts a day might do more than just keep the brain sharp. In a long term study, individuals who ate one ounce of nuts daily were connected with a longer...
22
NOV
2013
long term care

Long Term Care Causes Medi-Cal Costs to Soar

The state of California will soon be facing massive pressure from the surge of seniors and cost of long term care support and services, according to a new UC Berkeley report. Rising Costs As the number of seniors rapidly increases, the burden of extended health care on the state...
20
NOV
2013
cholesterol guidelines

New Cholesterol Guidelines Spark Debate Over Statins

The American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology released new cholesterol guidelines for treating high cholesterol and risk factors of heart disease in adults. The updated recommendations have outraged some and prompted a public discussion about the safety of...
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