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2014-07-30 12:30:18

LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Single women purchasing long term care insurance protection now pay as much as 50 percent more than single men for identical coverage. An expert shares how working single women can still avoid the price difference. "Two thirds of all long term care insurance claim benefits are paid to women so it is understandable why insurers started charging women more than men," explains Jesse Slome, director of the American Association for...

2014-04-29 12:32:48

LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An increasing number of small businesses are investigating long term care insurance as an employee benefit or as a tax-favored benefit for owners according to a just-published report. "Interest in long term care insurance is growing again especially among firms with 20-to-99 employees," reports Jesse Slome, director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI) a national trade group. There are five million...

2014-01-14 12:27:10

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A healthy 55-year-old man can expect to pay 15 percent less for long term care insurance coverage compared to last year. A married couple, both age-60, faces a seven percent increase according to a just-published report. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/DC45345) "Costs have risen slightly for couples, increased more significantly for single women but have actually decreased for men reports Jesse Slome,...

2011-04-14 06:05:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the "3 in 4 Need More" campaign -- run by the 3in4 Association -- made its second public appearance, following the first in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 8. This month's appearance took place during the 2011 LTCi Producers Summit, run by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). The campaign seeks to inform Americans that health insurance isn't enough. Millions of us need more: some form...

2011-03-22 06:05:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, April 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the "3 in 4 Need More" campaign will make its second public appearance, following the first in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 8. The campaign seeks to inform Americans that health insurance isn't enough. Millions of us need more: some form of long-term care insurance or planning to cover longer-lasting illnesses and disabilities not covered by regular insurance or Medicare. "The awareness gap is huge,"...

2010-11-22 07:00:00

BRIGHTON, Mich., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month and even the U.S. Congress has urged "the people of the United States to recognize (this) as an opportunity to learn more about the potential risks and costs ... and the options available." Some 10 million Americans currently require long-term care according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI) with annual expenditures exceeding $200 billion. "We're proud to support this...


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