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Tobe Gerard, CLTC, MBA, MLS

Tobe founded her agency because of her family experience with caregiving, which engrained in her a deep belief that long term care insurance planning is one of the most important parts of retirement planning. Her agency has always been independent, and represents multiple insurers. Many leading financial and legal professionals throughout the United States refer their clients to Tobe Gerard Insurance.

Tobe’s father needed 4 years of long term care; her mom needed 10 months. The sacrifices made by the family resulted in Tobe thinking there has to be a better way. “We have mandated insurance coverage for autos and homes,” Tobe says, “People should understand what their choices are regarding planning to pay for care well in advance of a crisis.” Decades later, helping clients make an informed decision about long term care insurance remains her agency’s unwavering goal.

In addition to being a highly-credentialed long term care insurance professional, Tobe has lobbied for rate stabilization, been a national faculty member for the James K. Ruble program, and has served on numerous community boards. She has been a Rotarian for over 15 years, and currently serves as chairperson of the Scholarship Committee for the Southbridge, MA chapter.


Tobe and her team do not believe in a one-size-fits all approach to insurance, and instead focus on tailoring the best long term care protection for each client. The process starts with an online health pre-qualification form to determine what options are likely available, and continues with quotes from a variety of companies, all customized to the client’s situation.

Tobe and her team look forward to working with you!


Nicole Wozniak, Client Services Manager

Nicole joined Tobe Gerard Insurance, LLC in 2012. Nicole started her career in the long term care insurance industry in 2002 as an issue analyst with John Hancock. In that role, she reviewed and processed long term care insurance applications. While at John Hancock, she also received her CLTC (Certified in Long Term Care) and LTCP (Long Term Care Professional) designations. From 2005 to 2011, Nicole worked for The McAree Company, a general agency that specialized in long term care insurance. In that role, she worked directly with insurance agents and financial advisors to serve as their internal support for underwriting questions, proposals, and other related assistance.

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Nine years ago my family and I purchased a long term care policy for my mother from Tobe Gerard. Tobe was wonderful to work with, helping us find a policy that was affordable and that provided a basic safety net for my mother. Now, my mother is 92 years old and needs to draw on her policy benefits. I called Tobe for help in navigating the claims process. She jumped right in, got things moving and my mother is now receiving needed benefits. What impressed me most about Tobe is that she not only works hard to find the best insurance products for her customers, she also cares that the policies she sells deliver on the benefits they promise.
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