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Long Term

Describing a plan, strategy, security, or anything else with a term of longer than one year. The exact number of years varies according to the usage. For example, a long term financial plan outlines investment and other financial goals for any time more than one fiscal year, while a long term bond has a maturity of 10 or more years. Anything long term involves more uncertainty than anything short term because, generally speaking, market trends are more easily predictable in the short term. Thus, while planning for the long term is necessary, one's plan must be flexible to account for its inherent uncertainty.
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Taking all these criteria into account, we developed this alphabetical list of the long term care industry's cream of the crop--the 2005 class of CLTC's Power & Influence Top 25.
When you say long term care, most people think of a nursing home for end-of-life care," said John Noble, director of long term care products.
Instead of a cohesive national policy to ensure access to long term care, our citizens face a "patchwork" of programs that is inefficient, inequitable and often ineffective.
To stem escalating agency costs and address staff concerns about Good Shepherd's lack of career opportunities, Kollmann created Long Term Care Connections, an on-site, three-year program that prepares its students for LPN licensing upon completion.
The long term care industry recently has emerged from a "cost plus" world.
From his perspective, however, a quid pro quo for any tax benefits for purchasing long term care insurance should include mandated changes in the behavior of the insurance industry.
In sum, the critics allege, a combination of wily estate lawyers hiding client assets and misdirected good intentions of the Olmstead justices are distorting the long term care market away from private resources and toward increased public assistance.
So, here's the history of long term care in a nutshell: The government anesthetized the public to the cost of long term care by providing free nursing home care through Medicaid and extended home health benefits through Medicare.
It's also a credit to organizations such as The Long Term Care Campaign [less than]www.
Most recently, his support for 'Quality First: A Covenant for Healthy, Affordable and Ethical Long Term Care' has helped give this important initiative a strong start.
FEDERAL EMPLOYEES MAY SEE LONG TERM care insurance added to their menu of benefits under proposed legislation, but the government won't be picking up the tab for the optional coverage.
The need for quality long-term-care information and competitive quotes for LTC coverage has spurred CarePathways and Long Term Care Insurance Planners to join in a partnership.