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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 […]

“Alzheimer’s Speaks” on the Importance of Long Term Care Insurance

January 2018

Recently, our own Deb Newman appeared as a guest on Lori LeBey’s podcast, Alzheimer’s Speaks. This podcast covers all things Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Through discussions and learning, the show aims to give a voice to those suffering from these ailments and empowers them to live purpose filled lives. During Deb’s conversation with Lori, the two […]