Violet Swenson

14 Added | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | @VioletSwenson | Violet Swenson is the Online Content Director at LTC Global Agency (ltcga.com). She has thrived in the insurance and retirement field for several years. Her career revolved around helping people plan and create tailor-fitted long term care plans for their golden years. She strongly believes that long term care insurance should be part of every person’s financial plan for the years ahead - part of her personal advocacy is to inform people about what the long term care industry really covers, and to debunk myths surrounding it. Likewise, she puts what she has learned in her insurance career through insightful articles relating to long term care, retirement and finance.

Long Term Care Insurance: Essential Information for Women

by Violet Swenson<p>Age may just be a number, but without the proper planning and access to the right resources, the twilight years may turn out to be a drag. And this sense of dread amplifies more for women – which is why learning more about long term care insurance (LTCI) may be a necessity for …

Retirement

Long Term Care Month: Prepare Early for Your Ideal Future

OCTOBER 05, 2016<p>October is Long Term Care (LTC) Planning Month. And an excellent way to commemorate this event is by learning how to prepare for your …

Retirement

Here's how much money older vs. younger millennials have saved — it's not pretty

Americans are facing a savings crisis and older millennials might be finally catching on — or at least that's what the results of a new survey from …

6 Reasons a Cruise Ship Is the Best Retirement Option

Next time your parents go on a cruise, don't be surprised if they decide to stay on that ship <i>forever</i>. No longer just a fun vacation idea, cruise ships are increasingly becoming a viable residence option for retirees who prefer adventure at sea over retirement home living. Turns out, it's not always …

The 50 Cheapest Places to Retire in the U.S.

There's nothing dull about these cities.<p>Orlando, Florida<p><b>Annual expenditures:</b> $44,589• <b><br>Annual amount spent on rent:</b> $8,081• <b><br>Annual amount spent on</b> …

Pop Culture as Caregiving Inspiration

SEPTEMBER 22, 2016<p>As mentioned in one of Losing a Puzzle Piece’s blog posts, humor can be a way to help cope with the grief associated with …

Stephen Hawking

Managing Huntington’s Disease: A Caregiver’s Guide

SEPTEMBER 14, 2016<p>As a caregiver, you would need to equip yourself with various tools and resources to fully give the attention your patient/loved …

Molecular Biology

What Retirement Errors Should I Avoid?

AUGUST 23, 2016<p>The retirement years: for some, visions of cruises, trips to exotic locations, exciting experiences, and catching up with family and …

Retirement

Romance can spark retirement planning

Romance is an exciting prospect to pursue during the retirement years. In fact, a study conducted by <b>Merrill Lynch and Age Wave</b> revealed that 69% of …

Retirement

On Planning for Retirement

AUGUST 26, 2016<p>How do people currently plan for the retirement years? This week, we’ll find out the different ways agents, millennial dads, families, …

Retirement

Key Reasons to Consider LTCI for the Retirement Years

AUGUST 29, 2016<p>Not to rain on anyone’s parade, but the best way to prepare for the retirement years is by getting ready for the worst that may …

Retirement

Managing Alzheimer's a Step at a Time

SEPTEMBER 23, 2016<p>Weekly Digest: Managing Alzheimer’s a Step at a Time<p>Alzheimer’s disease: a condition that not only deteriorates a person’s mind but …

Dementia

Elevating Awareness for Alzheimer’s Disease

SEPTEMBER 02, 2016<p>September is World’s Alzheimer’s Month. Aside from taking the steps to prepare ourselves for this disease (such as medical checkups …

Alzheimer's Disease

A World of Pure Imagination: Gene Wilder & the Stigma of Alzheimer’s

SEPTEMBER 01, 2016<p><i>Come with me and you’ll be in a world of pure imagination</i>. So goes the popular ditty sang in the film, Willy Wonka and the …

Alzheimer's Disease