Insuring Affordable Medical Care

More than 6 million Americans have long-term care insurance, and while the policies are supposed to cover nursing home or at-home care for recipients, many policy holders find it impossible to get paid. That was the experience of Vera Smith, the daughter of former slaves, who moved to California in 1945 with $1 to her name to seek out the life of her dreams. Her proudest achievement was when she acquired her own house, but it would eventually be sold to pay her medical bills. At 87, when her...Full Story
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