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It’s Fall, Y’all!

Autumn is finally here! How did that happen so fast? One minute we’re enjoying the sunshine and barbecues in the backyard, and the next we’re welcoming Mr. Autumn Man and digging out wool sweaters.  Fall always inspires mixed emotions. On the one hand, we’re sad to see the sunny days and beach trips slip away. [...]

2021-10-11T18:43:50-07:00October 11th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Health Insurance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on It’s Fall, Y’all!

AEP Is Coming!

Did you know that the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is just around the corner? It is! But there’s still time to reach out to your agent, research your options, and potentially change your plan. AEP starts October 15th and runs through December 7th with changes going into effect starting January 1, 2022. Since AEP [...]

2021-10-12T13:41:48-07:00October 11th, 2021|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on AEP Is Coming!

Long-Term Care Insurance for Seniors: Costs and Considerations

You’ve no doubt heard of long-term care insurance for seniors (LTC), and you may have even debated whether or not you should sign up for a plan. While not everyone can afford long-term care insurance, knowing what your options are and what factors influence the cost is important. For many seniors, LTC insurance is appealing. [...]

2021-09-24T13:56:50-07:00September 24th, 2021|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Long-Term Care Insurance for Seniors: Costs and Considerations

“Grandparent Scam” Elder Fraud Ring Busted by DOJ – Here’s What You Should Know

If you’ve been reading our recent articles and keeping up with the news, you’ve no doubt heard about the rampant elder fraud targeting seniors. In addition to internet and telephone scams that try to steal funds from unsuspecting seniors, there’s also the frightening trend of elder guardianship scams that you should be aware of. Elder [...]

2021-09-24T14:19:47-07:00September 24th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on “Grandparent Scam” Elder Fraud Ring Busted by DOJ – Here’s What You Should Know

Disabled and Under 65? Get the Care You Need with Medicare

What happens to your insurance coverage when you’re disabled and can’t work? Most people think of Medicare coverage as strictly for seniors, but if you're disabled and under 65, you may also qualify. Nearly 15% of current Medicare recipients are under the age of 65. Today we’re discussing some of the most common questions people [...]

2021-08-20T14:34:24-07:00August 20th, 2021|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Disabled and Under 65? Get the Care You Need with Medicare

Does My Medicare Plan Pay for OTC Medications?

From cholesterol medication and blood thinners to acetaminophen, heartburn and cold medicine, Medicare recipients know how fast drug costs add up. Of course, your Part D plan covers your prescription drugs. So where does this leave the every day over-the-counter (OTC) supplies you need? Most health insurance plans haven't covered these types of drugs. But [...]

2021-08-20T14:25:35-07:00August 20th, 2021|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Does My Medicare Plan Pay for OTC Medications?

Moving and Medicare: What Happens to Your Medicare Plan When You Move?

In the wake of 2020’s many disruptions, have you been reevaluating your living situation? Maybe you’re motivated to downsize due to soaring home values. Or you have a renewed sense of family and a desire to be close to your loved ones. Possibly you always planned on moving in 2021. Whatever the reason, moving house [...]

2021-07-26T11:26:02-07:00July 26th, 2021|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Moving and Medicare: What Happens to Your Medicare Plan When You Move?

Getting Back to Senior Summer Fun in 2021

Summer 2021 is here, and we’re ready for it! With COVID-19 (mostly) in retreat, mask mandates lifting, and life looking more normal than it has in a long time, now’s the time to get out and get active! Sixty-one percent of Americans gained weight during the pandemic. If you’re one of them, exercising more will [...]

2021-07-26T11:11:34-07:00July 26th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Getting Back to Senior Summer Fun in 2021

You’re Eligible for Medicare. Now What?

If you’re turning 65 this year, you’ll soon be joining the 44 million Americans in the Medicare system. Medicare is the health insurance program in the U.S. that gives seniors and the disabled, access to the medical coverage and support they need to lead healthy, active lifestyles. Navigating Medicare with what you’re supposed to do [...]

2021-09-13T13:54:00-07:00June 21st, 2021|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on You’re Eligible for Medicare. Now What?

Flaneuring: The Latest Trend in Walking

Whether you live in New York City, on a farm in Kansas or in a tiny town in California, walking was popular in 2020. For many of us, a walk was a safe way to enjoy the outdoors, pass the time and get some much-needed exercise.  A few people went above and beyond, though. They [...]

2021-06-29T15:53:12-07:00June 21st, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Flaneuring: The Latest Trend in Walking