American Association For Long-Term Care Insurance

The disease that keeps on taking

The disease that keeps on taking


There is no way to tally the full cost of Alzheimer's disease, a life robbing condition that now claims more than 5 million victims nationwide. But what can be put on a ledger sheet is sobering. Alzheimer's disease is now responsible for a quarter of all claims for nursing home services.

Tax guides address long-term care insurance

The American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance has published two new guides detailing the 2012 tax-deductible limits and regulations pertaining to long-term care insurance protection. "The special rules that make long-term care insurance fully tax deductible for owners of small and mid-sized businesses are still a well-kept secret," said Jesse Slome, the association's executive director.