However, whether or not an elderly person will qualify depends on their age, health, and other factors that life insurance companies take into consideration when approving an applicant for life insurance coverage.
Among the better-known life insurance carriers offer elderly life insurance plans are Colonial Penn, AARP/NewYork Life, Mutual of Omaha and Globe Life and Accident Insurance Company.
When comparing elderly life insurance plans make sure you understand how the life insurance coverage works, if the rate is guaranteed to remain level, or increase over time, and whether there are any exclusions, and any limitations to the coverage amount the first 2-3 years you own the life insurance policy.
Some elderly life insurance plans may provide graded benefits the first 2 years you own the life insurance, which means you don;t have full coverage until after you have been insured under the policy for at least 2 years.
Also, some elderly life insurance plans may have increasing rates every 5 years.
Although elderly life insurance may not require a physical exam, there may be some health questions for you to answer when you apply for your life insurance policy.
Here's how you can learn more about life insurance for elderly people.