Navigation Links
U.S. Government Finds 40% of People Currently Receiving Long Term Care are 18-64; Numbers Continue to Rise
Date:1/23/2009

Tips for long term care planning for every age

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Did you know that nearly everyone will be touched by a long term care situation, either their own or with a close family member? Research from the U.S. government has found that the number of people who will need long term care in their lifetime is rapidly increasing. In 2008, the government found that about 9 million Americans over the age of 65 would need long term care services. By 2020, that number will increase to 12 million. While most people who need long term care are age 65 or older, a person can need long term care services at any age! Forty percent of people currently receiving long term care are adults 18 to 64 years old.*

If you're unprepared, long term care can have drastic effects on you and your family - physically, mentally and financially.

Whether you've just started saving or have been building your nest egg for years, right now you may feel that your financial future is a bit uncertain. With 401(k), savings and investment portfolios worth significantly less today than just months ago, it's important to safeguard as much for your retirement as possible. The average cost of one year in a private nursing home room ($76,460) is 59% more than the median household income in the United States ($48,201).** This statistic makes it clear why being prepared for a long term care event should be as much of a part of your financial plan as your retirement is.

"Particularly in today's economy, people should educate themselves about the many choices and opportunities they have for themselves and their families to meet the challenges of living a long life - and ensuring the best quality of life that they can," said Genworth spokesperson Wendy Boglioli. "Issues of economics and health care go hand-in-hand, starting at a personal level and on up to a national level for our new President and h
'/>"/>

SOURCE Genworth Financial
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. GPhAs 2007 Annual Policy Conference Features Top Generic Industry CEOs; FDA, Government Officials; Wall Street Analysts
2. Bioniche Receives $2 Million Government Grant For Market Development Related to its E. coli O157:H7 Cattle Vaccine
3. Karen Vigil Named Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Blue Shield of Californias Individual, Small Group, and Government Business Unit
4. Canadas government funds $1.6M in modern geography to support public health decisions
5. AMERIGROUP Contracts with Federal Government to Offer Medicare Advantage Health Plans in Seven States
6. Cancer Doctors Across America Stunned at Governments Ruling Restricting Anemia Management Protocols for Cancer Patients, Call Ruling Interference in Practice of Medicine
7. UCLA to lead local study center in landmark government study of child health
8. Government of Madagascar and Coalition of Global Partners Launch Measles and Malaria Prevention Campaign
9. CHRI Receives Approval for Suining Chuan DAR Authentication Trademark From Chinese Government
10. Leading Oncologists from Across the Country Hold Emergency Meeting on New Government Reimbursement Policy for Medicare Patients with Cancer
11. Government restrictions on weight loss surgeries limit access for poor, underinsured patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/1/2014)... York (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Parker ... the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices ... would be recalling its Ethicon surgical power morcellator devices ... maker sited concerns involving the spread of cancer associated ... report dated July 31, 2014. , Johnson & ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 140 ... school transportation in the United States. But ... bus-related catastrophes, Dawne Gardner, injury prevention coordinator at ... Center, said in a medical center news release. ... returning to school, it,s important for parents and ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... 01, 2014 The evolving healthcare ... community pharmacies. At ThoughtSpot 2014, AmerisourceBergen and Good ... practices and resources to enhance patient care and ... on critical issues to give independent pharmacists the ... , ThoughtSpot show attendance experienced a nearly ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... 01, 2014 The American Telemedicine ... Harper (R-MS), and Peter Welch (D-VT), for their ... Telehealth Parity Act of 2014, which improves telemedicine ... effort to improve healthcare access and affordability using ... of ATA. "These cost-saving provisions are critical to ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 On Monday, ... California NextGen User Symposium in San Francisco, CA. Now ... at the JW Marriott Union Square hotel. , “We ... get up to speed with ACA compliance issues,” Quirk ... month. The symposium provides attendees guidance with NextGen implementation ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:J&J's Ethicon Unit Recalls its Power Morcellator Devices After Warnings by Federal Regulators and Concern About Risk of Spreading Occult Cancer, Parker Waichman Comments 2Health News:J&J's Ethicon Unit Recalls its Power Morcellator Devices After Warnings by Federal Regulators and Concern About Risk of Spreading Occult Cancer, Parker Waichman Comments 3Health News:J&J's Ethicon Unit Recalls its Power Morcellator Devices After Warnings by Federal Regulators and Concern About Risk of Spreading Occult Cancer, Parker Waichman Comments 4Health News:Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips 2Health News:ThoughtSpot 2014 Inspires as General Session Concludes 2Health News:ThoughtSpot 2014 Inspires as General Session Concludes 3Health News:ThoughtSpot 2014 Inspires as General Session Concludes 4Health News:ThoughtSpot 2014 Inspires as General Session Concludes 5Health News:ATA Applauds Bill on Medicare Telemedicine Improvements 2Health News:Quirk Healthcare Foundation Hosts Fifth Annual California NextGen User Symposium and Launches First Annual Florida NextGen User Symposium 2
... at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has found ... ability to deform, and squeeze through tiny blood vessels ... the malaria-inducing parasite Plasmodium falciparum. ,The ... called RESA (ring-infected erythrocyte surface antigen), and found that ...
... the capital on Saturday. ,The Nigah Queer ... by many international directors. The films will be followed by ... of the programme is to give voice to the issue ... Code (IPC) is still in existence. Section 377 criminalizes private ...
... It seems that Hollywood hunk Brad Pitt is enjoying parental bliss ... the pregnant Myleene Klass at Cannes, Pitt poured his heart out ... have had your first scan yet? They're mind-blowing. Get ready to ... - it's the best thing that ever happened to me,' the ...
... new scare over soft drinks is in the making following revelations ... and Pepsi Max has the ability to switch off vital ... ,For when parts of DNA are disabled, as it were, it ... such as Parkinson's. ,Concerns centre on the safety of ...
... largest ever Parkinson's disease (PD) clinical trials to determine ... symptom progression of this disorder. ,PD is ... develop tremor, slowness of movements and stiffness of muscles. ... U.S. Currently, there are a number of effective treatments ...
... the way of administering the one effective drug, the ... in the USA, reports say . ,Stroke ... behind heart disease and cancer, killing 150,000 Americans a ... nation $62.7 billion, according to the American Stroke Association. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Why Malaria Parasite Affects Red Blood Cells Deformability Revealed 2Health News:Gay Film Festival Begins in Delhi 2Health News:Soft Drink Additive Could Cause Cell Damage 2Health News:Soft Drink Additive Could Cause Cell Damage 3Health News:Emory Participates in Study to Slow Progression of Parkinson's Disease 2Health News:Lack of Timely Intervention Results in Needless Death Due to Stroke in US 2
(Date:8/1/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets  has ... Abuse Testing Markets (Lab-Based, Professional POC, Home, Employment, ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... category in IVD testing with competitive participation by ... employers, criminal justice personnel, and sports use drug ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... 1, 2014  VanDeMark Chemical Inc., ... of phosgene and phosgene derivatives in ... has acquired Framochem Kft, a leading European-based manufacturer ... . The purchase unites two ... of the world,s largest, independent manufacturers of products ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... , Aug. 1, 2014 RoundTable ... focused exclusively on the healthcare industry, announced today ... The Lubrizol Corporation ("Lubrizol"). Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway ... and supplies technologies to customers in the global ... transaction were not disclosed. Vesta is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Drugs of Abuse Testing Markets (Lab-Based, Professional POC, Home, Employment, Criminal Justice Markets) 2VanDeMark Chemical Inc. Acquires Framochem 2VanDeMark Chemical Inc. Acquires Framochem 3VanDeMark Chemical Inc. Acquires Framochem 4RoundTable Healthcare Partners Announces Sale of Vesta Funding, Inc. to The Lubrizol Corporation 2
Used to introduce balloon, diagnostic and guiding catheters, or other devices for intervention....
The Intradyn Tear-Away Introducer Sheath with Spin-Lock offers a secure dilatorsheath connection, a smooth dilatorsheath transition and a clean, even tear....
Used to introduce balloon, electrode, closed or non-tapered end catheters and other devices for intervention....
Used to introduce balloon, diagnostic and guiding catheters, or other devices for intervention....
Medicine Products: