Information on long term care for individuals.

Hard Market FAQ

After decades of low premiums and abundant capacity - their willingness to accept new or increased risk –  the insurance market is experiencing a hard market. This is when premiums increase, coverage terms are restricted, and competition for most types of insurance decreases; in other words, insurance is getting more expensive and harder to find. A hard market can lead to a ton of questions. Let’s look at a few and go over the answers. What is a “hard market” in insurance? A hard market means insurance companies are raising rates and restricting [...]

2024-02-06T16:43:12+00:00February 6th, 2024|

Hard Market 101

You’ve already heard about how inflation is affecting everything, including insurance premiums and claims. Rates are rising and insurance is becoming harder to get. This situation is what we in the insurance industry refer to as a “hard market.” What causes a hard market? Hard markets are caused by many factors, these can include increased underwriting loss – a loss made by an insurance company in a particular period- , increases in natural disaster claims, increased litigation costs, and increased economic challenges. All of these factors make it more expensive for insurance companies [...]

2024-02-06T16:37:43+00:00February 6th, 2024|

Golden Milestone: Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence

In the world of insurance, where trust and reliability are critical, reaching the 50-year mark is worth a celebration. Gannon Associates Insurance is proud to be celebrating their golden anniversary this year. Established in 1973 by Max Gannon, Gannon Associates Insurance has been a source of support and security for countless individuals and businesses across our area and beyond. As they commemorate half a century of unwavering dedication to their clients and commitment to insurance excellence, it is the perfect time to reflect on the journey that led to this remarkable achievement.   [...]

2023-12-22T17:43:41+00:00December 22nd, 2023|

Long Term Care Insurance, Do You Need It?

Have you ever thought about what will happen in the future? Oftentimes, as people get older, they can require a little bit of help with everyday tasks. Have you ever thought about who will assist you with these tasks? Who will help to take care of you if you need assistance? How will you pay for these services and this assistance? Long-term care insurance can be used to cover a host of services that aren’t covered by regular health insurance. This includes assistance with routine daily activities, like bathing, dressing, or getting in [...]

2021-07-27T18:48:23+00:00May 4th, 2019|

Long Term Care Insurance

What is long-term care insurance? Long-term care insurance is different than traditional health insurance. This type of insurance is designed to help pay for personal care services in a variety of settings, including your home, day service centers, hospice care, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and others. Coverage costs and benefits vary based on your needs. Why do you need long-term care insurance? Currently, the average long-term care claim is nearly three years – costs can quickly run into the hundreds of thousands of dollars. The costs for home health care or [...]

2022-04-18T17:34:18+00:00October 18th, 2018|
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