It’s the Holidays, Let’s Talk

Nov 30, 2020

How long has it been since you have seen all of the family?  How are they doing?  Perhaps not as well as last year?  Perhaps it’s time to talk. It’s the holidays, this is the time of year when many families realize a family member is not doing as well as s(he) has in the past,…

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Have you ever wondered….

Oct 12, 2020

Do you have questions about the cost of long term care? Are your clients confused about the many options, how to choose coverage, or if it’s necessary for them? I’m Romeo Raabe LUTCF, LTCP and I’m known as The Long Term Care Guy–in fact, my website is and I work exclusively on Long Term…

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Aug 7, 2020

More than 18 million people have been infected by coronavirus worldwide, about a quarter of them in the United States. It is likely to be years before the costs for those who have recovered can be fully calculated, according to Reuters interviews with approximately a dozen physicians and health economists. These experts point to the potential for…

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Aging in Place: What Every Senior Should Know

Jun 24, 2020

By Alejandra Roca Introduction: Aging in America By 2030 every Baby Boomer will be over 65, and will make up 21 percent of the population. And by 2060, almost 25 percent of Americans will be 65 and older. The aging population will have many far-reaching implications for American society, and how to care for older citizens is…

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Homes Might Turn Away Medicaid Residents

Jun 17, 2020

Some homes might have to turn away residents covered through Medicaid because the operation simply can’t afford the low reimbursement rate in return. If a home accepts too many Medicaid residents, it’s at risk of closing permanently and not having the ability to serve its current Medicaid residents, Vander Meer said. A version of that…

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A Short Video on Long-Term Care

May 7, 2020

This is my 27th year of doing Long Term Care planning exclusively.  Many of my clients come by referral from financial planners and attorneys all over Wisconsin. You can check me out at,  Call me at (920) 884-3030 to schedule a visit or just ask questions.

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Long Term Care in a Coronavirus Era

Apr 3, 2020

While it may be prudent to stay at home right now due to the Coronovirus, questions about how to handle long term care for someone who now needs it will arise.  While I cannot help find care, I can offer ideas on how to access benefits to pay for such care. Are you aware that…

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Feb 27, 2020

Over 550 nursing homes in the United States have closed in the past 4 years. Almost 60% of them—328—closed in just the past 20 months.  Wisconsin was one of 9 states that accounted for more than half of the closures. Brown County, WI, where Green Bay is located, has lost 4 in the past 4…

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Look for Appropriate Advice on Dealing with the Costs of Long Term Care

Feb 20, 2020

I just viewed an email from a stockbroker containing information on Long Term Care (LTC) and LTC insurance.  It mentioned that 70% of people who reach age 65 will need LTC services.  That statistic is accurate and comes from the US Department of Health and Human Services. The email then went on to say how…

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