NU Online News Service, Jan. 18, 9:17 a.m. – Liberty Health, Markham, Ontario, is introducing a new home care insurance product that covers home-based convalescent care.

Purchasers can use the coverage to pay both for medical care and for help with activities of daily living, such as preparing meals, shopping and doing housework, Liberty Health says.

Coverage will be available to individuals across Canada. Liberty Health is expecting the product to be particularly attractive to consumers between the ages of 40 and 75.

Liberty Health is a unit of Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Boston.