Memory Care &OneAmerica

In last week’s Fridays’ with Feature, I requested your support for the Alzheimer’s Association and their Walk to End Alzheimers.  As you are likely aware, the impact of Alzheimer’s and other memory issues is significant and one of the most quickly growing causes for requiring extended healthcare. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the average duration... Continue Reading →

Walk to End Alzheimers

Every year, the Alzheimer's Association invites people to participate in their "Walk to End Alzheimer's" in over 600 communities across the country. My colleagues and I at OneAmerica will be participating. There are two ways that you can help. You can either ... join in a "Walk to End Alzheimer's" near you - you will... Continue Reading →

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Every year, more than 600 communities across the United States participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer's. This is event is the world's largest fundraiser according to the Alzheimer's Association. Proceeds from this event go to fund research, care programs, and more. This year's walk is planned as an in-person event and will take place... Continue Reading →

Did You Know – Elvis

As you know, last week and this I have been off moving to my more modern home. I will be back full speed on Monday, July 12. Thank you for working with Justin during my time out - I do appreciate your cooperation. So, since today is a day off and taking the "did you... Continue Reading →

Are Your Clients Average?

Last week my Fridays with Fisher e-blast talked about your clients and averages. This goes along with the topic of the month for LTC Coffee Break of lifetime benefits and longevity during the benefits cycle. Check out our full LTC Coffee break episode. A little bit of shameless self-promotion, join Michael and me every Tuesday... Continue Reading →

Average as Acceptable?

Earlier this month on LTC Coffee Break, Michael and I discussed true long term care where benefits can last as long as the insured needs them.  In a sense, lifetime benefits that cannot be outlived. Last week, I shared a bit about long duration care events such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.  The impact physically, emotionally,... Continue Reading →

Alzheimer’s and a Plan

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1 in 3 seniors will die with Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia.  Worldwide, over 50 million people are living with it.  And, by 2050, it is anticipated that number will more than double. Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia are not short duration events.  Someone 65 or... Continue Reading →

Something To Chew On

For the past few weeks, we have been discussing longevity issues on Fridays with Fisher and as a part of the Leading Tomorrow with OneAmerica speaker series. I want to expand that discussion a little bit and challenge you to consider some scenarios. A few months ago, I shared some information in a Fridays with... Continue Reading →

Alzheimer’s Disease

Yesterday, as part of our Leading Tomorrow with OneAmerica speaker series, we heard form Jack Broyles from the Alzheimer's Association. Alzheimer's is the most common cause for dementia and accounts for more than 60% of diagnosed dementia cases. Alzheimer's is a specific disease while dementia is not. Alzheimer's is a degenerative brain disease that includes... Continue Reading →

OneAmerica & Alzheimers

Did you know that Alzheimer's Disease afflicts more than 5 million Americans? According to the Alzheimer's Association, it is expected that by 2050 more than 14 million Americans will be living with Alzheimer's Disease. Johns Hopkins Medicine shared that "people live for an average of 8 years after their symptoms appear. But the disease can... Continue Reading →

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