Get the “Missing Link” Consumer Presentation that has sold MILLIONS in LTCi

Listen as our Expert goes through our field-proven Consumer Presentation. You’ll learn tips and strategies to make the most out of each and every meeting! Wed, July 15, 2020 10-10:45 a.m. CDT Written for seminars or individuals, this proven presentation has helped thousands make a decision about LTCi coverage.   Questions or help registering? Call the GoldenCare Marketing Team at 800-842-7799! Don’t forget to subscribe to our News Digest for all the latest announcements from the Top Carriers! Check out GoldenCare News  
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

Important Announcement | Mutual of Omaha LTC Issue Age Restriction Lifted in Additional States

Important Update LTC Issue Age Restriction Lifted in Additional States Mutual of Omaha is pleased to announce we are lifting restrictions for LTC applications age 65 and over in additional states effective July 6, 2020. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions document for a current list of all states and effective dates. • Connecticut • District of Columbia • Illinois • Massachusetts • Michigan • New Jersey • New York • Rhode Island We will continue to evaluate lifting the restrictions for additional states. Until then, all remaining states will continue to follow the temporary guidelines and processes outlined in our previous temporary
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

“Medi(long-term)care for All: A Look into the Future of Long-Term Care Insurance—Part Two”

  “Medi(long-term)care for All: A Look into the Future of Long-Term Care Insurance—Part Two,” by Stephanie Moench and Shawn Stender, Society of Actuaries Long-Term Care News   Quote: “Conclusion: While the case study performed demonstrates that a social LTC program similar to that adopted in Washington state could be beneficial for both consumers and LTC insurers, it is still un-clear whether this type of program would be the best fit for the current social, political and economic environment in the United States. Additionally, there are a number of unknowns, including funding and program features, which would need to be addressed
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Categories: Clippings, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

“Why Nursing Homes Are Pandemic Hotbeds (Guest: Stephen Moses)”

  “Why Nursing Homes Are Pandemic Hotbeds (Guest: Stephen Moses),” by AnneMarie Schieber, Heartland Podcast   Quote: “Rich or poor, nearly 60 percent of care in nursing homes is paid by taxpayers under Medicaid. This has led to crowded, poorly staff situations that made it easy for an invisible virus to run like wildfire. Stephen Moses describes how Medicaid has exceeded its mission in paying for long term care for the medically needy or those with little to no income and now pays for care for nearly anyone. This giveaway has been a disincentive for people to save for long term
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Categories: Clippings, COVID-19, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

“Covid-19: Don’t Mess With My Retirement”

“Covid-19: Don’t Mess With My Retirement,” by Ken Dychtwald and Bob Morison, Forbes     Quote: “This is the first in a 10-part series on “The Future of Retirement” that we will be posting over the next several months. If you are interested in better understanding what’s ahead – we invite you to check out our new book What Retirees Want: A Holistic View of Life’s Third Age.” LTC Comment (from Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform): Timely advice from the Age Wave guru.      
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Categories: Clippings, COVID-19, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

Important Announcement | Mutual of Omaha LTC Issue Age Restriction Lifted in Additional States

Important Update LTC Issue Age Restriction Lifted in Additional States Mutual of Omaha is pleased to announce we are lifting restrictions for LTC applications age 65 and over in additional states effective July 6, 2020. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions document for a current list of all states and effective dates. • Connecticut • District of Columbia • Illinois • Massachusetts • Michigan • New Jersey • New York • Rhode Island We will continue to evaluate lifting the restrictions for additional states. Until then, all remaining states will continue to follow the temporary guidelines and processes outlined in our previous temporary
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

GoldenCare Newsletter | July 6, 2020

Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter, July 6, 2020 Edition In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition   From GoldenCare: Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Join us for product and sales live and prerecorded training.  Stay up-to-date on all the latest and greatest in the industry.    For a list of current topics and to get in on the discussion Click Here. Appoint with all the Top Carriers   LTCCEO Updates: NEW UPDATE!  If you haven’t updated yet or you haven’t got your copy, contact us today to find out how! Current installs: Double click “Check for Updates” on your desktop to receive
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

TOMORROW! – Benefit-Rich Traditional Long-Term Care Solution

Special guest, Craig Roers from Thrivent will share why this product is one of the most exciting offerings he’s seen in his 22 years focusing on Long-Term Care. Wed, July 8, 2020 2-2:45 p.m. CDT   Questions or help registering? Call the GoldenCare Marketing Team at 800-842-7799! Don’t forget to subscribe to our News Digest for all the latest announcements from the Top Carriers! Check out GoldenCare News  
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Thrivent.

“State Regulators May Form LTCI ‘Rate Hike v. Reduced Benefits’ Panel”

“State Regulators May Form LTCI ‘Rate Hike v. Reduced Benefits’ Panel,” by Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor   Quote: “State insurance regulators may look harder at the options long-term care insurance (LTCI) issuers present when giving policyholders a choice between big premium increases or reduced benefits. The Long-Term Care Insurance Task Force is thinking about setting up an LTCI Reduced Benefit Options Subgroup.” LTC Comment (from Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform): The government is coming to help you.      
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Categories: Clippings, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

“COVID-19 has not changed consumer sentiment toward seniors housing: survey”

“COVID-19 has not changed consumer sentiment toward seniors housing: survey,” by Kimberly Bonvissuto, McKnight’s Senior Living   Quote: “The COVID-19 crisis has not changed consumer sentiment much toward independent living and assisted living, according to preliminary findings from a national survey. … Among survey respondents, 61% report no change in their opinion about independent living since the onset of the pandemic, although most who have changed their opinion (35%) report having a less favorable opinion. More than half (53%) of adult children surveyed report no change in their opinion of assisted living, although 36% report a less favorable opinion and
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Categories: Clippings, COVID-19, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.