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How to Assess Your Medicare Plan’s Fit

How to Assess Your Medicare Plan’s Fit

Several months have passed since your Medicare coverage went into effect for 2024. This is a good time to assess your plan choice. Is everything working like you thought it would? Or have there been unexpected surprises? Here are a few things to consider when taking...

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Fraud Alert! How to Protect Yourself from Medicare Scams

Fraud Alert! How to Protect Yourself from Medicare Scams

Medicare fraud is a growing problem, costing Medicare beneficiaries billions of dollars every year. Unscrupulous criminals posing as Medicare representatives convince unsuspecting seniors to share their personal information resulting in identity theft or fraudulent...

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How to Access Your Medicare Benefits When You Turn 65

How to Access Your Medicare Benefits When You Turn 65

If you are turning 65 soon, you probably know you need to sign up for Medicare. But you may have a lot of questions about when to sign up and what to sign up for. Here’s what you need to know about your Medicare coverage options and your enrollment timelines. When to...

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How to Control Prescription Costs

How to Control Prescription Costs

If you are like many seniors on a fixed income, you may be finding it difficult to afford your prescription medications. As drug prices continue to rise, a growing number of older adults are making tough choices on how to stretch their dollars. Some are choosing to...

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Medicare and Weight Loss: What Is Covered?

Medicare and Weight Loss: What Is Covered?

As with Americans of every age, obesity rates in seniors have risen dramatically in recent years. Two in five people over the age of 65 are obese. Older adults who are overweight face higher risks of chronic disease and illness, such as diabetes, heart disease,...

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What’s New for Medicare in 2024?

What’s New for Medicare in 2024?

Every year, Medicare makes changes to its costs and covered benefits. As a Medicare beneficiary, you will be paying higher premiums and deductibles in 2024. However, there are also some positive changes, such as continued cost savings for prescription drugs as well as...

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Your New Year’s Wellness Checklist

Your New Year’s Wellness Checklist

Like many seniors, your 2024 New Year’s resolutions may focus on prioritizing your health and taking better care of yourself as you age. Medicare recognizes the importance of your physical and mental well-being by covering many preventive services and wellness...

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What Happens if You Missed AEP?

What Happens if You Missed AEP?

Another Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) has come and gone. Maybe you intended to review your current coverage, but, for any number of reasons, you just didn’t get around to it. What happens now? If you are happy with your plan, you don’t need to take any...

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November Is National Diabetes Month

November Is National Diabetes Month

To create awareness about the disease and its impact on millions of Americans, November is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes is a chronic condition that can worsen over time and, if not diagnosed and treated, cause serious health problems, such as heart disease,...

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