October Focus Provides Opportunity For Critical Illness Insurance Awareness
October 7, 2020 by American Association for Critical Illness Insurance
October is National Critical Illness Awareness Month an opportunity for advisors and insurance agents to capitalize on the heightened awareness for this important protection.
“There are 100 million Americans who may need this coverage, most of whom have never thought about their risk and ways to plan,” explains Jesse Slome, founder and director of the American Association for Critical Illness Insurance. (AACII).
According to Slome there are currently 65 million individuals between ages 40 and 54 (Generation X) and another 72 million Millenials who are between 24 and 39. “Your mid-30s is when you start to become aware of significant critical illnesses, especially cancer,” Slome explains.