Long-Term Care isn’t an awareness month…

For the third year in a row, I have attended and spoken at the International Long Term Care Insurance Conference and this year’s event in Chicago did not disappoint! With more than 1100 in attendance, it was not only well-run but virtually paperless! Here are my top three takeaways…and some awesome pics in between! You…

What really happens without insurance?

I’m finally ready to talk about something very personal. Something which affected my home even though I work in financial services. On Friday, May 5, 2017, my mother-in-law, Mary Madjlessi, died at 2:45 am in a state-aided nursing home. She died in a bed just 10 feet from another resident. There was no privacy when…

The longevity epidemic

In 1977, my mother died of lung cancer. She was 39. I was 6. It was devastating to our family. We were already a two-income family in the seventies (a precursor to the norm found in the 80s and beyond). It was financially overwhelming to our family as my dad busted his ass to keep…