Tag: Long term care insurance
Why I Won’t Buy Long-Term Care Insurance

Why I Won’t Buy Long-Term Care Insurance

Note:  My Dad passed away on 18 November 2017 from end-stage Alzheimer's.  This post is about my experiences with his insurance during the years 2011-2014. There are hundreds of posts on the pros and cons of long-term care insurance, but most of them approach the question from a financial perspective. Today we're ...

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I Tried 23andMe Genetic Testing & Here’s My Review

I Tried 23andMe Genetic Testing & Here’s My Review

Very long post today (3000 words) but you have the time to read it-- and it's worth reading. Especially if you're interested in genetic testing. Here's my 23andMe Genetic Testing Reviews. A genetics researcher and director of the National Institutes of Health once said: "Genetics loads the gun and environment ...

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More on caring for an elder’s finances

More on caring for an elder’s finances

Thanks for all your feedback since my first post on my financial lessons learned from caring for an elderly parent.  Frankly, writing about it helps me make sense of the situation. I also appreciate your backup! My Alzheimer's research led me to a number of websites covering all aspects of the syndrome. Unfortunately ...

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Military long term care insurance (part 2 of 2)

Military long term care insurance (part 2 of 2)

The last post discussed the different forces that cause people to pay ever-higher prices for long-term care insurance-- at the same time when the industry may be less likely to be able to actually pay their claims. Those problems haven't been solved yet, and it may be another 25 years before they're properly ...

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