Some insurers now offer quick issue term life insurance policy you may purchase online.
While other carriers now offer guaranteed issue life insurance policies for seniors.
The guaranteed issue policies offer up to $25,000 of life insurance, while life "quick issue" term life plans offer as much as $250,000 or more of protection.
The length of time to get approved may vary from 10 minutes up to 2 days or more.
However, some life insurers now offer same day coverage for qualified applicants.
Here's how to buy a life insurance policy online.