“Making the point is of course the mission of this column. I’m sure some would suggest I’ve simply kept attempting to make the same point over and over without sympathy, empathy or remorse for my similarly unrepentant long term care friends that read this column. Therefore one more time:
- The point remains we are facing a worldwide financial crisis of our own making. I take small doses of my blood pressure medications every eight hours because it’s a “maintenance” program—one among many that extends and maintains the longevity of individuals in each and every industrialized nation on this planet. None of us was in any way prepared for an aging population with numerically insufficient working adults to support the cost (or an adequate supply of caregivers) to provide the basic required services.”
Click here to read more, originally published in the September 2017 edition of Broker World Magazine.