Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America has added a new older age life underwriting module within its Web-based guide, Ascent.

Ascent is an online underwriting manual used to assess life insurance risks. Hannover Life Re, Orlando, Fla., says its new older age module provides a more effective approach to classifying elderly risk by including major risk factors focused on cognitive function and activity level.

Hannover Life Re is a unit of Hannover R?ckversicherung A.G., Hannover, Germany.

-Trevor Thomas