Long-term care resources

Because we’re all living longer and our needs often change, long-term financial security is essential. A good financial strategy will change as your life changes, helping you pursue life’s possibilities and prepare for life’s uncertainties. One of those uncertainties might be the need for long-term care. But, talking to loved ones about future financial security and the potential need for long-term care can be difficult. How do you start those conversations with a spouse, partner, or aging parents? If a loved one needs care, how do you find and decide which caregiver is best? Or what type of care is really needed?
Sandra Timmerman profile
Dr. Sandra Timmerman

As a nationally recognized gerontologist with a focus on retirement, aging, and business, Dr. Sandra Timmermann is an expert on long-term care issues. She received the 2019 American Society of Aging Award for her leadership in the aging field and is a 2019 recipient of the Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award.  Dr. Timmermann is also a Senior Fellow with the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement and the Financial Gerontology columnist for the Journal of Financial Service Professionals.  A phased retiree herself, she is a regular contributor to Retirement Daily and represents the International Federation on Aging at the United Nations.

The resources she has provided below offer important insights and information that everyone needs to know.

How to have the “conversation” about long-term care

Talking about long-term care is one of the most difficult conversations to have with loved ones, spouses, partners, and aging parents. This webinar provides information about why these conversations are so important, how to get them started and what you can do to make them a bit easier.

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