I Need Advice and Resources

Jul 6, 2018

A family member or loved one needs long term care and needs advice.  Where do I go to find this?  What will this cost?  We don’t have enough money to pay for this kind of care, what can we do? Babies do not come with instruction manuals and neither does long term care.  Just like…

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Two Million Dollars in 30 years for $3500 per year

Jul 4, 2018

If you could start a plan that gives you 2 million dollars for you and 2 million dollars for your spouse’s Long Term Care that costs $3500/year, would you be interested? Fifteen years ago a nursing home was $4500/month.  Today it is $10,000 a month. In 30 years, when todays 55 year olds are 85,…

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Been Turned Down for LTC Insurance?

Jun 22, 2018

Have you been turned down for LTC insurance?  Would you like to get some if you could? Give TheLongTermCareGuy.com a call at (920) 884-3030 and let’s get you a policy.  I have two companies you can only buy from once you are already in a LTC facility.  That’s right, already in care.  Two different companies.…

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Debtors Prison: A throwback to generations ago

Jun 19, 2018

Debtors prison (long ago) was where you might end up until you could pay your bills or get someone to pay them for you.  How does this relate to Long Term Care? Long term care is very expensive, and most Americans have not prepared for it.  When an assisted living facility costs $4000/month for hands…

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You Too Can Be a Hero

May 22, 2018

You can be a hero because you’ve got a “guy”! At some point in your life, you will know of a friend or loved one who will need care in their later years.  Unless they are wealthy or have LTC insurance, they will rapidly spend down to impoverishment and end up on a program called…

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Financial abuse against the elderly most often committed by those closest to them

May 15, 2018

Quote: “While 68% of older investors believe that a stranger would be the likely perpetrator of financial exploitation against them, the reality is starkly different, according to Wells Fargo & Co., which released the results of its elder needs survey on Tuesday morning. Two-thirds of financial crimes against the elderly are committed by those who are…

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Wisconsin’s Long-Term Care Workforce At Crisis Level

May 2, 2018

by Brady Carlson, Wisconsin Public Radio “A coalition of Wisconsin health care organizations is warning that the state’s shortage of long-term care providers continues to grow. The study, put together by several groups across the state, says 1 in 5 direct caregiver positions in the state is going unfilled. That’s up from 1 in 7…

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Immigration Problem, or Caregiver Problem?

Apr 23, 2018

From the Washington Post BOSTON — After back-to-back, eight-hour shifts at a chiropractor’s office and a rehab center, Nirva arrived outside an elderly woman’s house just in time to help her up the front steps.  Nirva took the woman’s arm as she hoisted herself up, one step at a time, taking breaks to ease the…

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Caregiving For Parents Can Put a Huge Dent in Your Budget

Apr 17, 2018

by Sarah O’Brien CNBC If you think you might end up caring for Mom or Dad in their twilight years, be aware of an issue that catches many caregivers off-guard: The big hit to your own pocketbook. More than two-thirds of caregivers (68 percent) report providing financial support role, according to Northwestern Mutual’s 2018 C.A.R.E.…

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