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Long-Term Care Awareness Campaign "3 in 4 Need More" Gains Additional Support and New Board Members

In November the 3in4 Association added seven new members to its advisory board, and received increased support from two insurance carriers: John Hancock, an existing member of the organization, and Genworth, which provided sponsorship of a meaningful consumer study. "We're gaining momentum," says Mark Goldberg, Treasurer of the association that runs the "3 in 4 Need More" campaign.



Added by Dick Samson on December 2, 2011 at 1:43pm — No Comments

How to Join a Local LTC Guild Chapter

First, you need to be registered online with the national LTC Guild. Then --

1. When logged in, click on the Chapters tab.

2. Click on the name of the chapter you want to join; this takes you to the chapter's page.

3. Under Admin Options to the right of the Information column, Click on Join ... (followed by the name of the local).

That's all there is to it! You're now included in the Local's membership roster, and will… Continue

Added by Dick Samson on April 21, 2009 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Sign for meetings & conventions, inviting people to join the Guild

Use this at all types of events for letting people know about the Guild and how to join -- simply by going to the web site.

PDF version:

Word version (in case you'd like to add information about your local Guild):

Added by Dick Samson on April 10, 2009 at 5:48pm — No Comments

How to Add Video to Your Blog Posts

First find the video you want on a popular video site such as YouTube or Google Video. Then select and copy the "embed" code (usually found in a small window to the right of the video).

The embed code includes characters such as --

object width="425" height="344"> embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/5UYabLi5Zgw&hl=en&fs=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="never" width="425" height="344"

You don't have to understand the… Continue

Added by Dick Samson on November 25, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

How to Add Pictures to Your Blog Posts

After you've started a new blog post, just place your cursor where you want the picture to appear. Then click the image icon at the top of the Entry window.

You will be prompted to browse for the picture you want, wherever it is located on your computer.

When you select the picture, it will be uploaded to the LTC Guild site and appear in your page. First, code will appear in the body of your post. When you click Publish Post, the image will show in place of… Continue

Added by Dick Samson on November 25, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

How to Share a Published Article With Others

If you find an article on the Internet that you like, you can direct others to it, using your personal LTC Guild blog.

Simply create a new blog post, then link to the article in the body of your post. You might want to start with comments of your own. For example:

# # #

What can disability claimants expect from most insurance companies?… Continue

Added by Dick Samson on November 25, 2008 at 7:30pm — No Comments

How to Add an Original Article to Your Blog

If you have something to say to your colleagues or the public, you can use your personal LTC Guild blog for that purpose.

1. Simply follow the instructions to create a new blog post.

2. Type or paste your title in the Post Title field.

3. Then simply type or past your text in the Entry field.

Click the Preview button to check it out, and then click the Publish button when you're satisfied, and your article is up there for… Continue

Added by Dick Samson on November 20, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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