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Long term care goes back to the future!

April 2018

Ever taken a trip down memory lane and reminisced about your childhood?  For many dementia patients, these early memories can feel like the only strong memories that are left. On a recent segment from the Today Show, experts discussed “Reminiscence Therapy,” a new practice that is being implemented into adult day care facilities for Dementia […]

An Important Note to Women

April 2018

Taking good care of what you love the most Think about the things in life that last: a well-built home, heirloom furniture, cherished jewelry. We take good care of what we love the most. If you think about all of the people in your life, women are the ones who truly are made to last. […]

Alexa’s newest feature: care provider?

March 2018

It seems everything these days is headed towards becoming  self-functioning. Whether it’s Siri, Alexa, the Rumba Vacuum or self-driving cars, robots and artificial intelligence are becoming a highly popular way to increase convenience and even safety for consumers. At the Inter-Company Long Term Care Insurance (ILTCI) Conference in Las Vegas last week, the Newman Long […]

Minnesota: One of 10 best states for family caregivers in 2017

March 2018

A recent article from Next Avenue reviewed the top 10 best states for family caregivers to live. Topping the list was Oregon, consistently ranking among the top three states on the Long-Term Services and Support State Scorecards of previous years, and providing a specialized state-run family caregiver support program to those in need. Not surprisingly, […]

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Don’t Forget Your Minnesota State Tax Credit When Filing Your 2017 Taxes

February 2018

Over 30 states offer some kind of incentive for owning Long Term Care Insurance, whether by allowing a state deduction or a tax credit. For example, in Minnesota, if you or your spouse/partner paid premiums in 2017 for a qualified LTCI policy, you may be able to receive up to $100 tax credit each if […]