Every life insurance we know of that also offers living benefits will have some conditions that require a loss of two or more activities of daily living to receive benefits for chronic illness. (There is no such requirment for critical illness) Every Long-term Care policy we know of includes these loss of activities of daily living as a condition for benefit. It is important that consumers understand the concept of activities of daily living so that they understand the benefits of long-term care insurance and long-term care riders within some life insurance policies.
Because of the advent of living benefit life insurance, consumers no longer need to purchase two separate policies to protect themselves and their families. In some cases, the long-term care benefits within a life insurance policy do not require a higher premium than the old life insurance, no other cases the premium is nominal.
This means that we can now own a life insurance policy that also acts as a long-term care policy without paying extra! This substantial cost savings means more families can protect themselves from life events that can destroy their next-egg and severely disrupt their quality of life.Read More →