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Managing a loved one’s finances after their Alzheimer’s diagnosis

August 2019

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. As the population age 65 and older increases, the number is only expected to increase over the next decade. Bankrate has curated an Alzheimer’s and Dementia financial planning guide outlining the potential costs you or your family may […]

Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) Presents Long Term Care Solution for Farmers

May 2017

Aging farmers worry about what will happen to their family farms once they’re gone. Some of those farmers are specifically worried about what the future holds for their farm if they are to need long term care. Many farmers wish to pay their own way. They do not want to put a heavy financial burden […]

Assisted Living Payment Options

May 2017

As our loved ones near the stage of their lives where they may need long term care, it is important to be educated on how you can ensure they will receive the care they need without putting yourself or your loved ones in financial distress. In an article by SeniorsMatter.com, payment options and how assisted […]

What’s your plan for aging in place? New research shows popular answers.

March 2017

One Minnesota senior comments that communities and neighborhoods are being built as if they live in Peter Pan’s world and no one grows old. Jessica Finlay, an environmental gerontologist at the University of Minnesota, plans to dedicate her career to researching how senior citizens interact with their communities and neighborhoods emotionally and physically. Finlay’s most […]

5 long term care planning lessons from Willy Wonka

February 2017

The image of four-bedridden grandparents is one of the most memorable scenes in the classic Willy Wonka and The Chocolate factory film. This scene and depiction of what it’s like to care for elderly loved ones who are bedridden teach the five following lessons on why it is important to invest in long term care insurance: Most people […]

What do you get for the Valentine who has everything? Long term care insurance?

February 2017

A Financial Valentine’s Day Gift For Any Couple With Valentine’s Day approaching, what I am about to suggest may sound as romantic as getting a vacuum cleaner or a new set of wrenches; but once you understand what can happen to families after the disability or death of a spouse or partner, you may see […]

Deb Newman featured in Thrivent’s magazine article on LTCI: 5 Wrongs Don’t Make A Right

December 2016

Many misconceptions prevent people from investing in long term care insurance. Here are five examples of those misconceptions: Misconception #1: Premiums are too expensive. Misconception #2: I can save enough on my own. Misconception #3: It’s nursing home insurance. Misconception #4: My kids will take care of me. Misconception #5: I’m young and healthy. For […]

Can you help isolated seniors this holiday season? Learn about Gifts for Seniors!

November 2016

When we discuss long term care planning and family caregiving, we can sometimes overlook those who don’t have a support network of friends and family who can look out for them. Isolated seniors are often forgotten during the holiday season. That is why Newman Long Term Care is partnering with a metro area charity, Gifts […]

20 Freebies and Discounts for Veteran’s Day Today

November 2016

Happy Veterans Day! Please note: All restaurants require proof of service and not all locations participate. Call ahead to confirm participating locations and times. Applebee’s:  Veterans and active duty receive a free meal from a special Veterans Day menu and will receive a $5 coupon that can be redeemed between November 12 and November 27, […]