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About Partnership for Long Term Care

Promoting the idea of preventing long term care from financially devastating families by insuring for long term care with state Partnership qualified policies.

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5 Long-Term Care Myths Debunked

Baby boomers are turning 65 at a pace of 10,000 people per day and while most baby boomers in their 60s are healthy, the majority of Americans will begin to suffer health problems once they get into their 70s. Because … Continue reading

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Good news about coconut oil, melatonin and turmeric

Q. What are your views on turmeric for arthritis? What is the appropriate dosage? A. Many readers have reported that turmeric helps their joint pain. A review of clinical trials found that turmeric-based products were better than placebos and about … Continue reading

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What If Patients Decided How Their Nursing Home Would Run?

When asked how she feels about living at St. Camillus Health Center in Whitinsville, Mass., her home for 15 years, Alice Hallinan doesn’t hesitate. “I love it very much,” the 96-year-old says. “My daughter wants me to move closer to her, but … Continue reading

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The Cost of Long Term Care Insurance Is Going Down in 2016!

In 2016, the average cost of a long term care insurance policy has gone down, according to The American Association for Long Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). For couples in their 60s, the policies cost 10% less than in 2015. Also, … Continue reading

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LTC Insurance 2015 Tax Year deductible limits

The 2015 Tax Year deductible limits under Section 213(d)(10) for eligible long-term care premiums includable in the term ‘medical care’ are as follows: Attained Age Before Close of Taxable Year:      40 or less — $390    More than 40 but not … Continue reading

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NY, CA, IN, CT Partnership Minimum 2016

New York Partnership Plus To qualify for Partnership in New York, policies must meet the following minimum requirements: 2015 ● $284 daily ● $8,804 monthly 2016 ● $294 daily ● $9,114 monthly *Monthly benefit amounts shown refer to the Monthly Home Care Maximum Rider … Continue reading

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