Blog 2017-06-20T12:40:53+00:00

AEP 2018! Navigating the Annual Enrollment Period

From Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, Medicare recipients will have the chance to change their Medicare Advantage and Prescription drug plans during the annual open enrollment period. Medicare plans can be confusing, and choosing one is not a decision to be made lightly. As with any health care decision, it's [...]

November 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|

5 Advantages to Annuities: Optimizing your Retirement Finances

Annuities offer some considerable benefits over other kinds of retirement investments, especially for those not able or willing to risk losing a portion of their retirement savings. Here’s the big advantages to going the annuity route: Lifetime Income – With an immediate lifetime annuity contract, you are guaranteed periodic payments [...]

August 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

What You Need to Know About Medicaid’s PACE Program

Medicaid’s Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) offers community-based care to adults age 55 and older who need nursing-home level care, allowing them to continue living at home as long as possible. Each individual receives services that are tailored to their needs based on their current health conditions. [...]

July 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Staying Cool in the Summer: How Seniors Can Avoid Heat Stroke

Older adults are more susceptible to heat stroke. Seniors’ bodies aren’t as sensitive to temperature changes and have a more difficult time adjusting, especially if taking beta blockers or medications that contribute to dehydration. In 2016, 50 percent of heat-related deaths occurred in those aged 60 to 89. It’s a [...]

July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

What Should Seniors Know About Medicare Reform?

Medicare and Medicaid reform makes headlines on a daily basis. The past decade has seen major changes to Medicare and Medicaid, and if the proposed GOP healthcare bill is passed, more changes are yet to come. What should seniors know about Medicare reform? What’s Getting Cut? First of all, understand [...]

July 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|