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LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE DECISIONS FOR SENIORS

Jan 27th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Best estimates currently are that 60% of senior citizens over 60 will need long term care in their lifetime. Those seniors at risk for early onset Alzheimers and Parkinsons will likely need care before the age of 60. Seniors everywhere need to look seriously at purchasing long term care insurance.

SCJ’s advice is that before one more day passes, set up an appointment to apply for Long Term Care Insurance coverage. The sooner you explore this option, the more likely you are to be very pleased with your intelligence and foresight. Waiting or putting off the decision will simply cost you more in the future. Or, it will create less likelihood of your being accepted.

The process is simple. Go to your primary care physician and have a conversation with him/her about the advantages of long term