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U.S. House Of Representatives Passes Long-Term Care Awareness Week Resolution

October 16, 2007 - Washington, D.C. - The United States House of Representatives has passed Concurrent House Resolution (HR 133) supporting the goals of Long-Term Care Awareness Week that takes place November
4-10, 2007.

"This marks a historic milestone for long-term care planning and we applaud the leadership of U.S. Representative Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-LA) who initiated and co-sponsored the House resolution co-signed by 27 Congressional representatives," declared Jesse Slome, Executive Director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). The national organization established Long-Term Care Awareness Week in 2001 as a focal point to encourage awareness of the importance for planning by both consumers and financial professionals.

"As the number of aging Americans increase, long-term care planning will become increasingly important for Americans and their families," noted Congressman Boustany. "Every American owes it to themselves, their family and their loved ones to consider a plan for the potential need for long-term care."

A special Website, www.YourLTCSuccess.com, for Long-Term Care Awareness Week has been established by the Association.

For more information contact the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance at (818) 597-3227.

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