Medicare OEP 2020: How to Make Changes to Your Medicare Advantage Plan

Medicare Open Enrollment Period (OEP) 2020 will begin on January 1st. If you are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan (maybe you signed up for a new plan during AEP 2020?) and wish to adjust your coverage, you may qualify to make a one-time change to your existing policy.  Medicare [...]

December 20th, 2019|Senior Health Insurance|

How to Remove Processed Foods From Your Diet [Clean Eating, Part I]

Welcome to part one of our three-part series on clean eating. We hope you find the series useful, educational and inspiring! If you’ve ever thought about removing processed foods from your diet and enjoying the health benefits of pure, whole foods, where do you start? Is it a matter of [...]

November 17th, 2019|Nutrition|

When Does Medicare Annual Enrollment Period End? Soon!

If you need to make changes to your Medicare coverage for the upcoming year, mark your calendar for December 6th! It’s when the 2020 Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) will end.  After that date, you will not be able to make changes to your existing Medicare coverage until next October. [...]

November 17th, 2019|Senior Health Insurance|

What to Do with Your Medicare Annual Notice of Change Letter

The Medicare Annual Notice of Change Letter (also known as the ANOC) is a notification sent to Medicare beneficiaries each September from their plan provider. The letter lets seniors know that the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is coming up, allowing them to make changes to their Medicare health benefit plan.  [...]

October 30th, 2019|Senior Health Insurance|

Home Canning: So Much More Than Preserving Food

Home canning is a great way to preserve excess produce. However, there are many benefits to canning, beyond taming your garden’s bounty of cucumbers and zucchini.  A little canning history For centuries, people have looked for ways to preserve their food (including fermentation). The first record of canning comes via [...]

October 30th, 2019|Nutrition|