FLAT ROCK, N.C., May 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life, western North Carolina’s leading, community-based hospice and palliative care provider, announces the launch of the Four Seasons for Life Foundation. The philanthropic non-profit is charged with securing the resources to maintain quality care during serious, chronic, or life-limiting illness in Henderson […]
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NEWS: Ashley Albers Named Hospice Medical Director of Four Seasons
FLAT ROCK, N.C., March 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life announces the promotion of Ashley Albers, D.O., to the position of hospice medical director. Albers holds a 2009 doctorate in osteopathic medicine from the A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, and a 2004 bachelor of science in chemistry and mathematics.
NEWS: Tax Tip from ACSIA Partners: 2016 Deductions Make Long-Term Care Insurance More Affordable for Many
KIRKLAND, Wash., March 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESSS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re in the market for long-term care insurance, you may be suffering from sticker shock. ‘The cost may seem out of reach,’ says Denise Gott. ‘Many people feel this way, so they put off protecting themselves. That’s a shame, because in their case, Uncle Sam may […]
NEWS: ACSIA Partners Alerts Americans to Plan for Alzheimer’s Long-Term Care Before It’s Needed
KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today ACSIA Partners, a national distributor of long-term care insurance and education, recommends preemptive action against the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. ‘Cognitive decline is a big and growing reason Americans need long-term care,’ says Denise Gott, CEO, ‘and the best time to […]
NEWS: 10th Anniversary Edition of Best-Selling Medicaid Planning book published
LAREDO, Texas, Jan. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phylius Press is pleased to announce the 10th Anniversary Edition of the best-selling Medicaid planning book ‘How to Protect Your Family’s Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets’ (ISBN: 978-1-941123-04-1), by attorney K. Gabriel Heiser.
NEWS: This Thanksgiving, Talk Turkey About Alzheimer’s and Long-Term Care
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month, and it’s also National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. ‘Both topics warrant attention this Thanksgiving,’ says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leading long-term care insurance agency. ‘The risk of Alzheimer’s looms large, and the risk of needing long-term care looms […]
NEWS: Unique interactive art exhibit coming to Green Hills Memorial Park
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif., Oct. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s fast-paced world of constant communication, deadlines and the ever-present to-do list, individuals may find it easy to lose sight of their personal aspirations and dreams. A new interactive art exhibit with installations cropping up around the world – including one now being planned […]
NEWS: Twenty Eight of America’s ‘Top 100’ Long-Term Care Insurance Agents Are with a Single Agency, ACSIA Partners
KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High-flying birds tend to flock together. At least that seems to be the case with long-term care specialists from ACSIA Partners, a leading long-term care insurance agency. Twenty eight of them received the ‘2015 Long-Term Care Sales Achievement Award’ and were among the top 100 individual LTCi […]
NEWS: Check Out Long-Term Care Insurance Agents before Engaging with Them, ACSIA Partners Advises
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re in the market for long-term care insurance, you’ve probably submitted some online forms. And your phone may be ringing. How should you respond? ‘Cautiously at first,’ says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leading long-term care insurance agency.
NEWS: NCGA House of Representatives to Honor Hoogstra, Hendersonville Hospice Contributions with Resolution
RALEIGH, N.C., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A resolution recognizing the importance of hospice care and honoring the memory of a western North Carolina visionary and Four Seasons Compassion for Life founder Jean Moulthrop Hoogstra is slated to be read this evening from the floor of the House of Representatives today.
NEWS: Four Seasons Compassion For Life Awarded Advanced Certification for Home Care from The Joint Commission
FLAT ROCK, N.C., April 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion For Life today announces that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval(R) for Home Care. The award recognizes Four Seasons has met the rigorous criteria of nationally recognized and endorsed home care standards through the accreditation process.
NEWS: Medical Care Alert Earns 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award for Third Year
NORTHVILLE, Mich., March 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the third year in a row, Medical Care Alert has earned the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting another exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review site in 2014.
NEWS: Getting the Lowdown on Long-Term Care Insurance No Longer Laborious Thanks to Tech-Savvy Agents
KIRKLAND, Wash., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thinking about long-term care insurance but loathe to schedule a lengthy interview in your home? You may be laboring under an outmoded assumption, that reaching out to an expert is a big deal. That’s no longer the case with a new breed of tech-savvy agents. So says […]
NEWS: New Firm Offers Alternatives to Traditional Long Term Care Insurance
CANANDAIGUA, N.Y., March 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whether they are too old, too ill, or find traditional long term care insurance problematic for another reason, more than 90 percent of people do not own a policy. ‘Traditionally, long term care insurance was the only solution that financial advisors and insurance agents could offer people,’ […]
NEWS: Tax Puzzle: Millions Expected to Forego Deductions as High as $4,750 for Long-Term Care Insurance
KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every year 10’s of millions pass up a few hundred to a few thousand dollars – tax deductions for owning long-term care insurance. How come? Four sales leaders with ACSIA Partners point to psychological obstacles and suggest ways around them. ACSIA Partners is one of America’s largest […]
NEWS: The Triple Aim of Health Care: Four Seasons CMO Janet Bull Looks Ahead to a Future of Higher Quality, Better Service, and Lower Costs
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Feb. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, talks about the Triple Aim of Healthcare as if it were the Holy Grail. And for health care providers which hope to offer their patients higher quality, better service and lower costs during serious […]
NEWS: Four Seasons’ Stiwinter Receives 2014 Georgia Crump Certified Nursing Assistant Award
HIGHLANDS, N.C., Jan. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Melissa Stiwinter of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, has received the 2014 Georgia Crump Certified Nursing Assistant Recognition Award. The award was conveyed in a Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 ceremony at the western office of Four Seasons, honoring Stiwinter’s contributions to the profession.
NEWS: Savvy Siblings Discuss Long-Term Care at Thanksgiving Table – They Seek to Protect Estates While Elders Still Healthy and Insurable
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In recent years, Thanksgiving has become more than a time for getting together, showing appreciation, and renewing family bonds. It has also become a time to talk turkey about the long-term care needs of aging parents, according to ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning.
NEWS: Is Your Long-Term Care Exposure a Broader Danger Than Ebola or Terrorism?
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Americans concerned about terrorism and Ebola should be aware of a much more likely, though less scary, development: one day needing long-term care. ‘The risk is great and too many ignore it,’ says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning.
NEWS: Four Seasons Leads in Significant Percentage of Hospice Patients in Mountain Area Counties
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life, a respected hospice and palliative care provider, again leads the state and Mountain Area counties for its significant percentage of patients served at their end of life through its hospice services and programs.
NEWS: Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Advances Community Partnerships for Successful Aging Initiative
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Increasing numbers of western North Carolina’s senior citizens will now be safe at home thanks to Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., or COA, and its newest community partners, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch.
NEWS: Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. Celebrates 50th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, August 23
ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. ‘Celebrates 50 Years’ with a gala Saturday, August 23, from 6:30-10 p.m. Since 1964, Council on Aging’s senior-centered support remains respected for its leadership and commitment to quality of life for aging adults and their care givers. Today, the agency’s […]
NEWS: National LTC Network Celebrates 20 Years of Excellence in Long Term Care Insurance
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 1994, seven long term care insurance experts joined forces and started a new company. Their goal: to help more families protect themselves against the financial and emotional costs of an uninsured long term care need. Today, the National LTC Network (The Network) is comprised of […]
NEWS: Four Seasons to Receive $9.5 million to Pilot Medicare Reform through Innovative Community Palliative Care Model
FLAT ROCK, N.C., May 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life today was notified they are the prospective recipients of a $9,596,123 grant award from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, a program of the federal Department of Health and Human Services. The non-profit agency emerges as the sole hospice and […]
NEWS: K. Gabriel Heiser, author of ‘Medicaid Secrets’ book, interviewed for podcast
NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney K. Gabriel Heiser, author of the best-selling book ‘How to Protect Your Family’s Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets’ (ISBN: 978-0979080197), was recently interviewed for a podcast on the Caregiving Strategies website.
NEWS: Creative Spirit of Edith Hopper Guthrie Inspires Gift Helping Four Seasons Ensure Quality Experiences for Families, Clients
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., May 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Edith Hopper Guthrie, 94, left this world for the next, she also left behind a legacy for family and friends that will be long-remembered, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock. Inspired by her mother’s creative, hard-working example, Carol Heilman, her husband, Bob, son David, […]
NEWS: Who Can You Trust? Long-Term Care Leader Offers Four Tips for Vetting Agents Online
KIRKLAND, Wash., April 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re in the market for long term care insurance, you might go to your browser and search for long term care insurance or long term care quotes. That’s fine as far as it goes, according to LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), a leading national long-term care […]
NEWS: Right at Home Dayton Partners with ClearCare to Bring Revolutionary Homecare Management Technology to Dayton
DAYTON, Ohio, April 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Right at Home – Dayton announced today that they are partnering with ClearCare to implement new technology that aims to help local seniors live independently as long as possible. The ClearCare technology is revolutionizing the home care industry and Right at Home-Dayton is the first established company […]
NEWS: MasterCare, a National LTC Network Member Firm, Recommends Consumers Work with Long Term Care Insurance Specialists
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National LTC Network announces its immediate past Chairman, Mike Skiens, is featured in an article on long term care planning in Kiplinger’s Retirement Report (March 2014).
NEWS: Right at Home Dayton Keeps the Loves of a Lifetime Together
DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Valentine’s Day approaching, our thoughts turn to lovers, yet no love is more enduring than the love that has lasted a lifetime. After spending a lifetime together, couples that have been separated by the chasm of the nursing home suffer the serious medical consequences of a […]
NEWS: New Answer to America’s Long-Term Care Crisis: LTC Insurance and Beyond
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nearly 70 percent of Americans over 65 will need long-term care services at some point, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. That includes the majority of Baby Boomers, 78 million strong, now moving into their retirement years. Yet only a small percentage are […]
NEWS: Angie’s List Awards Medical Care Alert the Super Service Award for 2nd Consecutive Year
NOVI, Mich., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert has earned the 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award for the second year in a row, in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is awarded only to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie’s List with an overall ‘A’ rating […]
NEWS: Leading Advisors Promote November as Long-Term Care Month in Seven Different Ways
NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-term care experts across America are giving a boost to seven awareness campaigns that seek to join Thanksgiving at this month’s table of caring. The experts are state-certified agents with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
NEWS: Industry Leader Broadens Focus from Long-Term Care Insurance to Long-Term Care Solutions, Responding to Changing Consumer and Business Needs
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wondering if you should get long-term care insurance? Or if you can qualify? Or afford it? Stop worrying, advises LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies. Today the company announces a bold shift from its traditional focus on […]
NEWS: Kickstarter Project ‘Smile, You’re Living Longer’ Features Cartoon Signposts to Better Lifespans, Not Just Lengthier Ones
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today EraNova Institute announces a Kickstarter crowdfunding project, ‘Smile, You’re Living Longer!’ When completed, it will be an eBook of Long-Term Health CareToons(TM) that clarify life-improving choices for today’s longer-living seniors and working-age adults.
NEWS: Four Seasons Receives HRSA Grant Expanding Hospice and Palliative Care in Eight WNC Counties
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rural and medically underserved populations of eight western North Carolina counties will now have improved end of life care, thanks to a model education and training program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life.
NEWS: Numbers of Buncombe, Western North Carolina Residents Living with Serious Illness on the Rise, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Carolina area services, options and support result in relocation of patients in need of long-term care options, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life. Fewer than 15 minutes: That’s how long it took for a Virginia neurologist to tell Karen Zimmerman, then 51, a member of the […]
NEWS: Janet Bull, Chief Medical Officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, is a Nominee for Top 25 Visionaries in the Field
FLAT ROCK, N.C., July 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion For Life, is a nominee for American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine’s list of top 25 visionaries in the field.
NEWS: Now Everyone Can Plan for Long-Term Care; Updated ‘3in4’ Guide Offers Overview of Product and Living Options, Fitting All Situations
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the publication of a comprehensive, updated guidebook makes clear that long-term care (LTC) planning has moved well beyond traditional insurance, Medicaid, and nursing-home care. The newly revised guide, ‘3in4 Need More: Long Term Care Planning TODAY,’ succinctly describes more than half a dozen government or private […]
NEWS: With Dementia Cases and Care Costs Set to Double by 2040, LTC Financial Partners Offers Long-Term Care ‘Solution Set’ for Affected Families
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), announces a five-part ‘solution set’ for Americans facing a growing problem: how to cope when Mom, Dad or another family member succumbs to dementia, which includes Alzheimer’s disease.