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Who will care for aging Americans if the flow of immigrants is curtailed?

Immigrants play a big and growing part of providing care for America’s elderly parents and grandparents   Gerald F. Seib explains the critical role of immigrants in caring for America’s elderly in The Wall Street Journal (Jan. 28, 2018): How a Heated Immigration Debate Might Affect Grandma’s Care  “America is getting older. Some 10,000 baby…

Long Term Care Insurance Industry Problems

 I’ve advocated that most people would be better off saving the amount of the premium and investing it for retirement expenses rather than buy LTC insurance. The Wall Street Journal reports (12/4/2016) widespread problems in the industry. “Collapse of Long-Term Care Insurer Reflects Deep Industry Woes: Actuarial miscalculations on long-term-care policies by two units of…