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Your Guide to the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is right around the corner! Every year, the AEP is your opportunity to enroll in or switch to a Medicare plan that fits your ever evolving health care needs. This special enrollment window only runs October 15 to December 7, so it’s important to be prepared to accomplish anything you’d […]

Does Medicare Cover Hepatitis Screenings & Treatments?

Hepatitis is a fairly common viral condition that you may have heard of, but not know too much about. According to the United States Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), between 3.1 million and 6.9 million people may be living with hepatitis B or C in the United States. Of those cases, more than […]

Does Vitamin C Boost Your Immune System?

If you’ve ever had a cold, you’ve probably heard somebody tell you to load up on Vitamin C to make your sickness vanish like magic. Some even say that Vitamin C supplements can prevent the common cold. This has led to the Vitamin C market reaching a value of $1.34 billion, and it’s growing. And, […]

CMS Announces 2022 Medicare Advantage and Part D Costs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have released estimates for 2022 Medicare Advantage (Part C) and Medicare Part D drug plan premiums, along with other important financial details like their deductibles. Once again, CMS is predicting lower average premiums for Medicare Advantage plans, continuing a years-long streak. Along with this positive financial news, […]

6 Ways to Boost Lung Health

Lung health has been an important topic lately. I mean, the world essentially shut down due to a respiratory illness. Even after the pandemic ends, it’ll still be important to maintain and improve our lung health. But how can you make sure your lungs are strong and healthy? Well, you could eat lots of lung-friendly […]

The Value of Working with an Insurance Agent

Whether the Annual Enrollment Period or Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period is right around the corner or you’re entering a Special Enrollment Period, there’s a large chunk of the calendar where you can shop for Medicare plans. In many of these cases, millions of seniors around the United States choose to entrust their Medicare plan […]

What is Grief Counseling?

When we lose someone or something we love, it’s rarely easy. At some point, though, it’s important to deal with the loss so that we can continue living our lives. For many, this will take time, patience, and support, but there are times when getting over the loss of a loved one takes more support […]

Signs Food Has Started to Spoil

You’re hungry, so you slide into the kitchen to grab something to eat. After looking through your options, you remember that there’s a vegtable, piece of bread, or slice of meat that’s sat in the pantry or refrigerator for a little longer than you’d like. But the food in question seems okay. Surely, if you […]

Mechanical Hobbies for Seniors

For some people, being good with mechanical skills isn’t so much an ability as it is a mindset. To be able to look at many smaller pieces and put them together in your mind to make a machination work is nothing short of wizardry to those who aren’t quite so skilled. Once you retire, that […]

Does Medicare Cover Bariatric Surgery?

Bariatric surgery is a popular type of weight loss surgery that many turn to when they feel that diet and exercise isn’t enough to help them shed the pounds that they want or need to lose. As with any surgery, though, it can be expensive, especially if you don’t have insurance coverage. With weight being […]