University of Hawai'i
(808) 956-8856 Telephone
For Immediate Release:
April 4, 2001
Shawn Nakamoto, (808) 956-9095, University & Community Relations
|University Of Hawai'i Specialist Publishes Articles On
Planning For Long-Term Care Needs|
HONOLULU-University of Hawai'i Cooperative Extension Specialist Ron Wall has published three articles on planning for long-term care needs:
Exploring Long-Term Care Insurance (FC-54)
Considerations Regarding Long-Term Care Insurance (FC-54a)
A Closer Look At Long-Term Care Needs (FC-55)
All three articles are part of the Financial Connections Series authored by Wall. Considerations Regarding Long-Term Care Insurance serves as a buying guide for consumers who are considering purchasing long-term care insurance.
The articles are available free of charge via the UH College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources website: www2.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs. To view the articles, look under the "Financial Connections" section.
Since 1982, Wall has been a specialist with the Cooperative Extension Service at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa where he researches financial issues of importance to consumers and provides financial education, counseling and training to a broad spectrum of community organizations, agencies and public clientele. He recently published a book, You and Your Money: Financial Reflections for a Lifetime, that is available on-line at www2.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/forsale or at the University of Hawai'i bookstore and all Borders Bookstores in Hawaii.
During the past decade, he authored over 200 publications, founded the University's Family Financial Counseling Program and initiated the Financial Counseling Certificate Program to train financial counselors. In 1993, he was named "Financial Counselor of the Year" by the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education. Wall's articles on financial matters have appeared regularly in the Sunday edition of The Honolulu Advertiser since 1996.
Wall has been involved in financial education and counseling for over
25 years. He began this involvement with the Mountain-Plains Education
and Economic Development Program in Glasgow, Montana where he led the development,
implementation, and testing of a life-skills education and counseling program
funded by the National Institute of Education.