A Low-Wage Paradox for Senior Care and Caregivers

According to the latest jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in June, the healthcare sector added 37,000 jobs. As the country’s population grows older, the need for more employees in the healthcare services and senior care field, including what’s referred to as “direct care” workers–like home health aides, personal care aides, and [...]

By |2023-08-02T16:54:20-04:00July 17th, 2017|

Close-up: The AARP Long-Term Services & Supports Scorecard

I’m always eager to share resources for people who are interested in learning more about the senior living industry and related topics like long-term care. That’s why I was excited to hear about the most recent version of the AARP Public Policy Institute’s Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) State Scorecard Report. Ranking LTSS by state [...]

By |2023-08-04T20:04:20-04:00June 29th, 2017|

Cost of Senior Care vs. Access to Senior Care

During my years as a financial planner I would often hear people in retirement say that they had already planned for the latter stages of retirement because they had purchased long-term care insurance. In fact, there was a time when I, too, felt that owning long-term care insurance was a plan.

By |2023-08-05T21:18:08-04:00November 19th, 2014|
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