Popular Cost of Care Calculator Now Available to iPad Users
Boston - John Hancock introduced an iPad app, John Hancock Cost of Care Calculator, that provides a convenient way to view the average current local costs for long-term care in various settings and cities across the United States and also offers the ability to estimate future care needs and the potential costs that could be incurred on an inflation-adjusted basis.
“We hope that making our cost of care information and calculator available on an iPad will help people take the first critical step in planning for their long-term care needs,” said Marianne Harrison, president, John Hancock Long-Term Care Insurance. “We’ve heard great feedback from people who’ve used these tools online and hope that now by being able to take them anywhere on an iPad, even more people will be encouraged to use them.”Specifically, individuals will be able to:
The John Hancock Cost of Care Calculator app is free and can be downloaded from iTunes. It also is available on John Hancock’s long-term care insurance website: https://www.johnhancockltc.com/individual/
About John Hancock Financial and Manulife Financial Corporation
John Hancock Financial is a unit of Manulife Financial Corporation, a leading Canada-based financial services group with principle operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. In 2012, John Hancock celebrates 150 years of serving clients across the United States, while Manulife celebrates its 125th anniversary. Operating as Manulife Financial in Canada and in most of Asia, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States, Manulife Financial Corporation offers clients a diverse range of financial protection products and wealth management services through its extensive network of employees, agents and distribution partners. Funds under management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were C$500 billion (US$491 billion) as at December 31, 2011. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE, and under '945' on the SEHK. Manulife Financial can be found on the Internet at manulife.com.
The John Hancock unit, through its insurance companies, comprises one of the largest life insurers in the United States. John Hancock offers a broad range of financial products and services, including life insurance, fixed and variable annuities, fixed products, mutual funds, 401(k) plans, long-term care insurance, college savings, and other forms of business insurance. Additional information about John Hancock may be found at johnhancock.com.
Long-term care insurance is underwritten by John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.), Boston, MA 02117 (not licensed in New York) and in New York by John Hancock Life & Health Insurance Company, Boston, MA 02117.
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