Medicare Transportation Solutions | MedicarePlanFinder

Medicare Transportation Solutions

Anastasia Iliou General

How to get Medicare Transportation Benefits As ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft grow in popularity, more and more Medicare Advantage plans are including transportation services as a benefit. This year, CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) announced that in 2019, Medicare Advantage plans will have more freedom to provide coverage for services such as food delivery and transportation. …

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Assistive Devices for the Elderly: Feel Comfortable with Independent Living

Kelsey Davis Fitness & Health, Medicare Advantage

As you age, simple tasks like buttoning your shirt, getting out of your chair, and putting on your shoes can become increasingly difficult. Assistive devices can help restore your confidence, improve mobility, and increase safety in your home. The first step in making your day-to-day life easier is understanding assistive technology, durable medical equipment, and the role of Medicare. What …

Does Medicare Cover Weight Loss Programs? | Medicare Plan Finder

Does Medicare Cover Weight Loss Programs?

Anastasia Iliou Fitness & Health, General, Medicare

Did you know that you can use your Medicare coverage to fight obesity? Your coverage includes obesity screenings, counseling sessions, nutritionists, and qualified dietitians. It may even include gym membership discounts. If you think eating well and exercising is too expensive, think again: Your Medicare plan covers it. Obesity is a Disease In 2013, the American Medical Association officially started …

Alzheimer's care

Alzheimer’s Care Guide: Symptoms, Stages, Prevention, and Treatment

Kelsey Davis Caregiver, Fitness & Health, Medicare, Medicare Advantage

There are more than 5.7 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s. This number is expected to reach 14 million by 2050. The complications from this disease make Alzheimer’s the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, so it’s important to educate yourself on the symptoms, signs, stages, prevention, and treatment. Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia Dementia is a syndrome …