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Baby Boomers Risk Retirement Without Adequate Long Term Care Planning

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The general public is becoming increasingly aware of the pervasive need for long term care planning and education in Canada. Between 2006 and 2026, the number of seniors is projected to increase from […]

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Autumn 2007, Did you Know?

The percentage of Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP) spent on health services has been constant at about 10% for over 20 years, with about $148 billion – public and private funds combined – spent on health care in 2006. If it were spent equally […]

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MDRT Boomertirement Industry Summit April 24-25, 2007 New York City

I was privileged to be able to attend this the Million Dollar Round Table invitation-only event. The purpose of the interactive program: to explore the development of financial solutions to one of the most critical issues facing the financial services profession – the looming […]

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Winter 2007 News – Karen Henderson in the media

Karen Henderson in the media

More and more financial organizations see the value of educating their advisors about long term care planning, so these professionals can better serve an aging client base.

One of these forward-thinking organizations is Mackenzie Financial. As the result of working with Mackenzie […]

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Women’s retirement woes

According to experts, women are most vulnerable to retirement insecurity, particularly to financial catastrophe late in life. Reasons: Women live longer then men, and often spend years outside the workforce raising children and caring for parents. Consequently, a divorce and/or a spouse’s death can […]

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National Long-Term Care Awareness Week Focused on Educating Americans About This Critical Need

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ — The first of the nation’s 78.2 million baby boomers turned 60 this year and an additional 7,900 reach that same milestone every day. With advances in medicine, most boomers can expect to live into their 80s and 90s, but […]

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12.7 percent of Beijing’s senior citizens take out long-term care insurance

By People’s Daily Online

Some 12.7 percent of senior citizens in Beijing are willing to take out long-term care insurance, but there are just 1.52 beds for every hundred senior citizens, according to a report from the Beijing Municipal Council on October 19.

The report shows that there […]

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SEI Launches SEI Wealth Network(R)

SEI Investments (Nasdaq: SEIC) has launched a revolutionary life and wealth program that will help advisors answer the demands of today’s changing wealthy clients.

SEI recognizes life-centric advice as one of the primary new demands of the growing wealth marketplace. The SEI Wealth Network was […]

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Boomers stressed about financial future

Canada’s baby boomers are a happy lot, but are worried about their financial future.

A survey for BMO Financial Group finds only 28 per cent of boomers are very confident that they will be financially secure in old age, compared to 41 per cent of […]

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Researchers: Middle-age lifestyle factors foretell long-term care need

Twenty years of data indicate there is a strong correlation between nursing home admission and the presence of certain unhealthy lifestyle-related factors in middle age.
Researchers at the Institute for Health at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, found that, by and large, the same […]

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Winter 2005 News

Healthcare a concern for investors: poll
(February 15, 2006) The future of Canada’s healthcare system is a source of concern for many when planning their retirement, according to a survey from TD Waterhouse, and that level of concern is rising.

In a client poll, the brokerage […]

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Canadians lack financial plan to cope with critical illness

According to a June 2005 Ipsos-Reid survey commissioned by Sun Life Financial and its Clarica advisors, nine in ten Canadians (89 per cent) have had a friend or relative suffer a critical illness such as heart attack or cancer, yet almost half (49 per […]

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