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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 [...]

2021-06-21T17:13:52-07:00June 21st, 2021|Senior Health Insurance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on You’re Eligible for Medicare. Now What?

How to Outsmart Scammers and Protect Yourself Against Elder Fraud

Every year about 7.86 million U.S. seniors fall victim to elder fraud like phone, internet and other financial scams. (See our article on elder guardianship fraud here.) Their losses total a staggering $148 billion. The unfortunate reality is that duping seniors is a growth industry. And as the senior population increases, more and more Americans [...]

2021-05-19T16:06:34-07:00May 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Outsmart Scammers and Protect Yourself Against Elder Fraud

Natural Disasters and Medicare Special Election Periods

You may have noticed there are quite a few Medicare rules. Everything from when you can enroll to how you enroll and who can enroll is tightly regulated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). You probably usually enroll in a Medicare plan during one of the regularly-scheduled enrollment periods, like the Annual [...]

2021-02-17T16:46:04-08:00February 17th, 2021|Senior Health Insurance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Natural Disasters and Medicare Special Election Periods