3 Questions to Ask Before You Choose a Medicare Plan

Once a year, during Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), you’re able to choose a Medicare plan or make changes to your existing plan. This short window (ending December 7th) is your opportunity to think about your healthcare needs, learn about changes to Medicare and adjust your Original Medicare or Medicare Advantage Plan for the upcoming year. [...]

2018-11-27T13:02:47+00:00November 27th, 2018|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on 3 Questions to Ask Before You Choose a Medicare Plan

Did You Get Your ‘Annual Notice of Change’ Letter?

Not long ago, you should have received your Annual Notice of Change (ANOC) letter. This letter lets you know that the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is coming up, and what actions you can take. The notice comes from your Medicare Advantage provider and generally arrives in September. (If you did not receive your ANOC letter [...]

2018-10-16T15:36:27+00:00October 16th, 2018|Senior Health Insurance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Did You Get Your ‘Annual Notice of Change’ Letter?

How to Make Changing Your Medicare Benefits Easy [and Fun]

Changing your Medicare benefits during Annual Enrollment Period 2019 doesn't have to be difficult! We're here to make it easy... There are things you can do that are fun — like “edgewalking” Canada’s CN Tower (168 feet above the ground, on a ledge, toes-only, just you and a tether) or floating (endlessly) in one of [...]

2018-09-20T18:58:52+00:00September 20th, 2018|Senior Health Insurance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Make Changing Your Medicare Benefits Easy [and Fun]

Why Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is a Big Deal

Medicare Annual Enrollment Period is just around the corner. It’s your once-a-year opportunity to make adjustments to your existing Medicare plan... Jack and Sarah both enrolled in original Medicare last year. Their biggest worry? Not having dental coverage. During decades of work and raising their family, they enjoyed the benefits of dental insurance. Now, without [...]

2018-08-20T13:03:32+00:00August 20th, 2018|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Why Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is a Big Deal

Medicare Advantage Plans Will Shift Focus to Prevention

Are you a Medicare Advantage Plan beneficiary? There are some changes around the corner that may improve your care options. Prevention makes sense Max is 79 years old and lives by himself. He has diabetes that he controls fairly well with medications. However, he’s experiencing increased numbness in his feet. One morning, as he steps [...]

2018-08-02T16:42:16+00:00July 31st, 2018|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Medicare Advantage Plans Will Shift Focus to Prevention

New Medicare Cards Coming Soon: What You Can Expect

Adults enrolled in Medicare will receive their new Medicare cards over the next 12 months. In fact, by law, all cards must be mailed by April, 2019. Some may receive the cards within weeks, while others will get theirs early next year. In the meantime, here’s what to expect as you wait for your new [...]

2018-07-31T15:20:48+00:00July 9th, 2018|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on New Medicare Cards Coming Soon: What You Can Expect

Starting Medicare: 5 Common Questions

Starting Medicare coverage won’t be confusing if you are fully informed and can easily find the answers to all of your questions. Before you become eligible for Medicare, educate yourself on how the system works, how you will apply and who to talk to if you face any issues. […]

2016-06-20T08:46:40+00:00June 20th, 2016|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Starting Medicare: 5 Common Questions

Life Insurance for Seniors: Do You Need It?

Throughout your adult life, you’ve made your life insurance payments each month gladly. It was a small price to pay for the knowledge that your family would be completely taken care of in the event of your untimely death. […]

2016-06-06T08:52:43+00:00June 6th, 2016|Finance & Planning, Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Life Insurance for Seniors: Do You Need It?

Would You Thrive in a Retirement Community?

When you are considering your lifestyle options for your golden years, making the move to a retirement community no doubt crosses your mind. Maybe you have friends, relatives or neighbors that have transitioned to senior retirement communities […]

2015-11-02T08:56:04+00:00November 2nd, 2015|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Would You Thrive in a Retirement Community?

Do You Need Medigap Insurance?

Health insurance coverage is a necessity, especially when you reach your later years, but sometimes obtaining a comprehensive policy can be a challenging process. You want to know for sure you are covered for a wide array of conditions before any health problems crop up, not afterwards. […]

2015-10-19T08:41:23+00:00October 12th, 2015|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Do You Need Medigap Insurance?