Good News | Our Winter 2018 GoldenCare Gazette is Now Available!

    Our Winter 2018 GoldenCare Gazette Is Now Available! Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success!   Over the years, our portfolio has expanded to include supplemental product lines — all in an effort to fill coverage gaps and help you make the most of every meeting! In this edition of the Gazette, we highlight supplemental policies and show examples of when these plans really shine! Check out our GTL Spring Promotion, beginning March 1st. And view an invitation to a special training webinar with Harry Crosby – one of the most successful insurance agents in the business! He
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Categories: GoldenCare News and Industry News.

“Aerobic exercise slows cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease”

“Aerobic exercise slows cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease,” by Mary Gillis, Reuters Quote:  “Researchers assessed data from 19 studies conducted between 2002 and 2015 that examined the effects of exercise on cognitive ability in 1,145 people at risk of or diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Nearly 90 percent were randomized controlled trials, which are the most reliable type of study. “Results indicated that exercise – specifically, cardiovascular exercise – had a strong favorable impact, researchers reported in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. “This study is the first to suggest that aerobic exercise may be more effective than other types
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Categories: Industry News and Long-Term Care.

“Here’s a surprise source you can tap for long-term care services”

“Here’s a surprise source you can tap for long-term care services,” by Darla Mercado, CNBC Quote: “It isn’t every day that an older client might consult experts to help him become impoverished as he prepares for long-term care. Enter Medicaid planning, a corner of personal finance that brings together elder law attorneys, accountants and financial advisors to help seniors pay for nursing home care while protecting their family members. “Those who participate in Medicaid planning work with attorneys, accountants and advisors to shift their wealth to trusts or annuities in order to qualify.” LTC Comment (from Damon V. Moses, Administrative Coordinator,
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Categories: Industry News and Long-Term Care.

“Are You Prepared To Live To Be 100?”

“Are You Prepared To Live To Be 100?,” by Alexander Koury, Forbes Quote:   “Today, we are living healthier lives, which has increased our life expectancy and changed the way in which we should prepare to live well beyond our expectations. We are living in an age when medicine and technology are being designed to keep us living longer, and future developments will continue to push life expectancies higher. This is the new reality, and unless you choose to solve the problem now, you could outlive your money. Ask yourself, ‘How long will my money last?’ If you do not know, now is
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Categories: Industry News and Long-Term Care.

“How Did Life Begin? Key Alzheimer’s Protein Has Surprising Tie to the Primordial Soup”

“How Did Life Begin? Key Alzheimer’s Protein Has Surprising Tie to the Primordial Soup,” by Dana Dovey, Newsweek Quote: “Amyloids are a type protein notoriously known for their association with Alzheimer’s disease. Now it appears they may have played a role in the formation of life on Earth. A new study showing that amyloids are able to self-replicate, and thus could have quite possibly been life’s original building blocks. “In an experiment, researchers from the Laboratory of Physical Chemistry in Switzerland showed that amyloids can create short peptides, a chain or two or more amino acids. Two years earlier, the same group showed that
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Categories: Industry News and Long-Term Care.

“Heavy Drinking Is the Biggest Risk Factor for Dementia, Study Says”

“Heavy Drinking Is the Biggest Risk Factor for Dementia, Study Says,” by Amanda MacMillan, Time Quote: “Hot on the heels of headlines linking alcohol consumption with longer life comes new research that casts a much more sobering light on drinking. According to an analysis of more than 1 million people—the largest study of its kind to date—scientists say that heavy alcohol use is the biggest modifiable risk factor for dementia, especially early-onset forms of the disease. … People with drinking problems were at especially high risk of developing early-onset dementia. Of the 57,000 people diagnosed with dementia before age 65,
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Categories: Industry News and Long-Term Care.

“Senior living could lead cultural shift related to aging, report author says”

“Senior living could lead cultural shift related to aging, report author says,” by Lois A. Bowers, McKnight’s Senior Living Quote: “The senior living industry, with innovation and imagination, could drive a new era of healthful aging and help steer a cultural shift related to aging, one of the authors of a new report from the Milken Institute told McKnight’s Senior Living. “But things must change,” she added. The nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank, released “Turning Silver into Gold: The Business of Aging,” on Thursday. The 104-page report includes data and insights from multiple sources and identifies opportunities, strategies, policies and practices
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Categories: Industry News and Long-Term Care.

Our Winter 2018 GoldenCare Gazette is Now Available!

Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Over the years, our portfolio has expanded to include supplemental product lines — all in an effort to fill coverage gaps and help you make the most of every meeting! In this edition of the Gazette, we highlight supplemental policies and show examples of when these plans really shine! Check out our GTL Spring Promotion, beginning March 1st. And view an invitation to a special training webinar with Harry Crosby – one of the most successful insurance agents in the business! He shares his sales strategy along with insight from 25 years in
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Categories: GoldenCare News and Industry News.

GoldenCare Newsletter | February 26, 2018

In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition From GoldenCare: Our Winter 2018 GoldenCare Gazette is now available!   See the newsletter for your copy! Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Our new training schedule is posted!  Join us for complimentary product and sales training and receive a Continuing Education Voucher for each unique event!  Voucher does not apply in KY. Keep an eye out for an upcoming sales training webinar event featuring a special LTC Industry Expert speaker! To reserve your seats, Click Here. Our Guest Article in this edition is “Will This 1 Expense Prevent You From Living Your Dream Retirement?,” by Maurie
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Categories: Genworth, GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Minnesota Life, Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), National Guardian Life, and Transamerica.

Update on LTC Rate Increase Quotes

Beginning March 1, 2018, we will no longer be able to run updated quotes on policy forms LTC04I and LTC04G due to rate increases. If your clients request an updated quote, have them contact the LTC administration office at 800-921-9334. This change will not affect rate increases for policy LTC06U. You will still be able to run updated quotes through the Assured Solutions software.   If you have any questions, please contact Mutual of Omaha’s Sales Support at (800) 693-6083 or sales.support@mutualofomaha.com.   Update on LTC Rate Increase Quotes   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).