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Subject:  Re: Planning retirement with chronic disease Date:  8/4/2004  9:18 PM
Author:  babyfrog Number:  41851 of 78165

Hi Heather,

Insurance is key, if you can get it. But some types of insurance may or may not make sense or even be available for you, depending on the specific chronic illness you have. Is it a chronic illness with an eventual death sentence attached, or is it a chronic illness that can be controlled such that you can live a relatively normal life, aside from the treatment?

Check at work - you may find that your work can offer you life, health, long-term care, disability, and perhaps some other insurance as well, at an affordable group rate and with the less stringent underwriting often associated wi