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Most ViewedFamily
Show Your Parents You Care: Have a Conversation about Long Term Care Insurance

The next time you look back at the many years your parents cared for you, consider the possibility that they may require care themselves someday.

LTC Conditions
Americans with Osteoporosis Face an Increased Risk

Osteoporosis, which causes thin and weakened bones, is a progressive disease that is a major health threat for our aging population.

LTC Conditions
Arthritis: Long Term Pain May Require Long Term Care

For many of us, arthritis is something that we associate with the elder people in our lives: parents or grandparents with stiff joints, aches and pains, or the nagging discomfort we may have written off as the effects of aging.

Family
Ensure Mom Has the Care She Needs

This Mother's Day, as you look back at the many years your mother cared for you, consider the possibility that someday she may require care herself.

Most ViewedPlanning
Five Reasons to Plan Ahead for Long Term Care

In today's world, planning is essential, particularly when it comes to retirement.

Family
Home for the Holidays

With today's technology, staying in touch with loved ones around the country—and the world—is easier than it's ever been.

Most ViewedPlanning
Retirement: What's Your Plan?

With increased longevity and medical advancements, many retirees are concerned about the possibility of outliving their savings.

Most ViewedCaregiving
Caregiving: The FLTCIP Offers Support When You Need It Most

No matter your stage of life, it's always a good idea to have a long-range health plan in place. One thing to keep in mind is coverage for any potential long term care needs.

Most ViewedFamily
Uniformed Services Members: Help Protect Your Family with the FLTCIP

The prospect of needing long term care may be far from your mind today, but circumstances can change.

Most ViewedPlanning
What's Your Advance Care Plan?

No matter your stage of life, it's always a good idea to have a long-range care plan in place. Talk candidly with your family and friends.