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DL's Thrivent financial reps earn long-term care designation

Chris Cymbaluk, Financial Consultant and Ellen Hammarback Honek, Financial Representative with Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has been awarded a professional designation in the field of long-term care, Certified in Long-Term Care.

The program is independent of the insurance industry and focuses on providing financial service professionals the tools needed to meet their client’s long-term care need.

The Certified in Long-Term Care program is the long-term care insurance industry’s only independent professional designation.

The goal of the designation is to teach financial professionals how to create a plan that preserves the emotional, physical, and financial well-being of a client’s family should care be necessary.

“We strive to provide clients with a financial strategy that meets their needs,” said Cymbaluk.

“Our ability to do that well depends on our understanding of their unique situations,” said Hammarback Honek.

Participants are provided the information and training needed to offer guidance to families on issues including home care, assisted living, nursing homes, social services, and establishing a plan for what will pay for these resources.