Women are More Likely to be Long Term Care Givers than Men; Who Takes Care of Them?

New York, New York (PressExposure) April 26, 2011 -- Women are the primary care givers in families, and this includes into old age. They often outlive their spouses, and take care of them until they are no longer able to. Women over 65 are more likely to live alone, and end up in nursing homes alone, having no one to take care of them after caring for others for so long. This also leaves them to handle many of the financial burdens associated with long term care for themselves and their spouses-which can be daunting. Fortunately, the new book by Harold Lustig Naked in the Nursing Home: The Women's Guide to Paying for Long Term Care without Going Broke, provides many solutions to the problems women face during this difficult time in their lives.

Naked in the Nursing Home provides readers with plans to help protect their assets, find the most appropriate insurance for their needs, learn about wartime veteran long term care benefits, protect valuable government benefits for nursing home care, and ensure safety of the elderly. Harold Lustig also provides clear action steps for readers, from how to find a good elderly law attorney to how to choose the proper nursing home. Readers will also have a clearer picture of when to cover health care costs with Medicare and Medicaid, and ways that they can start preparing now for future financial burdens.

Please contact pr@bloomingtwig.com for more information.

About the Author:

Harold Lustig is President of the California Estate and Elder Planning Center and the Managing Member of Lustig Financial Services, LLC. He has been a financial insurance and long term care planning advisor specialist for more than 32 years and has been specializing in the needs of seniors and their families for the last 12 years. Harold is a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and is registered in the State of California as an Investment Advisor.

Harold has been quoted in the Boston Globe, Mercury News, the old San Francisco Examiner and his articles have appeared in the Investment Advisor, the Accountant, and the Society of Certified Senior Advisors. Harold is also a syndicated columnist on Patch.com and author of 4 Steps to Financial Security for Lesbian and Gay Couples. Harold is also a member of the National Speakers Association. He has spoken nationally for the Financial Planning Association Advanced Estate Planning Retreats in Houston and Tampa as well at several FPA Regional Conferences in San Francisco.

Press Release Submitted On: April 26, 2011 at 4:09 pm
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