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National Family Caregivers Month – Marvin’s Story

Marvin is in his 40s, raising young children and working on building his career in New York City. Family caregiving has been a part of Marvin’s life for over a decade now.

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National Family Caregivers Month – Stan’s Story

When he first began caring for his father, it took Stan over 200 hours just to sort through his  financials. When Stan’s father ran out of money, as too many seniors do, Stan faced another mountain of paperwork and phone calls to find options for nursing homes covered by his father’s insurance.

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National Family Caregivers Month – Emmy’s Story

This November, National Family Caregivers Month, we will be sharing a series of stories, real experiences from real family caregivers. These experiences were collected and documented as a series of interviews conducted by HCG Secure and Arctos Foundation. Emmy was in her 40s when her father was diagnosed with brain cancer and she took on the role of part-time family

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October is Long-Term Care Planning Month

This October, Long-Term Care Planning month, take a moment to reflect on your aging plan and to discuss your plans with those likely to assist you in the home or financially throughout retirement.

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Natural disasters, like Ian, do not impact all individuals and communities equally. Seniors consistently suffer unique challenges in these catastrophic events. During Hurricane Katrina in 2005, half of the deaths were among those age 75 and older. This stark disparity stems largely from difficulties managing chronic conditions during disasters, challenges in affording evacuation costs, and social isolation common among older

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September is Life Insurance Awareness Month

Half of Americans have NO life insurance policy in place and this is in part due to misconceptions about cost and qualification requirements, as well as misunderstandings of policy options. Here, we outline the different varieties of life insurance and how these options can support a sense of security and financial stability throughout retirement and beyond.

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The Forgotten Middle – What Boomers Can Expect in 2029

Monica Stynchula, CEO and Founder of REUNIONCare reviews The University of Chicago National Opinion Research Center’s 2019 study on middle income Americans and the unique challenges faced by this population.

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Service and Support Needs in the Insurance Industry

In a recent appearance on “That Annuity Show,” Tom Beauregard, Founder and CEO of HCG Secure highlights the need for surrounding support services in insurance products, specifically those products paying for extended care and retirement needs.

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New Study Finds Lack of Preparedness for Middle-Income Adults

In a recent survey of middle-income adults, conducted by HCG Secure and Arctos Foundation, respondents indicated an overall lack of awareness for costs and extent of needs associated with elder care and long-term care services and supports.

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Advancing Access and Reducing Stigma in Elder Care

Much conversation and focus within the long-term care and advance care planning arenas centers on averages. Statements such as, “the majority of Americans do not have a will” and “less than half of us will be able to afford aging in place”; while sometimes useful statistics, can be misleading. In exploring specific subgroups, preparation and access are further limited

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