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Fall Prevention: Tips, Tricks, and Exercises

Kelsey Davis Fitness & Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of injury and death in older adults. Falls can occur at any time and can range in severity. Seniors and Medicare eligibles can suffer from significant injuries or pain. The average hospital cost for a fall injury can exceed $30,000. Fall prevention is important to help …

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Guide to Winter Wellness for Seniors and Medicare Eligibles

Kelsey Davis Fitness & Health

Guide to Winter Wellness for Seniors and Medicare Eligibles Winter often consists of lower temperatures, less sunlight, and more time indoors. The same weather that is bothersome to most can prove to be dangerous for others. Seniors and Medicare eligibles face several dangers including falling on ice or snow, frostbite, and hypothermia. Our guide to winter wellness can help ensure …

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Prescription Discount Cards 101

Kelsey Davis General, Medicare

Do you have a high deductible or copayment for your prescription drugs? Did you get a new prescription that is not covered by your insurance? Well, great news – a discounted prescriptions network may help cover some of those costs. What is a discounted prescriptions network? A discounted prescriptions network provides prescription discount cards. These cards are available to everyone …

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New Medicare Cards 2018

Anastasia Iliou Medicare, News

New Medicare Cards 2018 New Medicare cards have been shipped across the country, but if you live in KY, LA, MI, MS, MO, OH, TN, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands, they are on the way. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) sent out new Medicare cards starting April 2018. If you are in the above states, your …

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Yoga for Seniors and Medicare Eligibles

Kelsey Davis Fitness & Health

Yoga for Seniors and Medicare Eligibles Yoga for seniors and Medicare eligibles is an effective way to improve your mental and physical wellness. Yoga can be intimidating. Many seniors and Medicare eligibles may even say the complex poses and intricate twists are simply unattainable. However, yoga doesn’t have to be intimidating or unattainable. Yoga for seniors and Medicare eligibles has …

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Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplement

amcnurlan Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement

The Differences Between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplements are very different insurance plans with distinct benefits. The answer to the question “Is one better than the other?” depends on your circumstances and needs. There are many different types of Medicare Advantage plans, although not every plan type may be available in your area. A health maintenance organization …

Best Cancer Insurance, Heart Attack Insurance, and Stroke Insurance Options | MedicarePlanFinder

Understanding Your Best Cancer Insurance, Heart Attack Insurance, and Stroke Insurance Options

Anastasia Iliou Ancillary

Understanding Your Best Cancer Insurance, Heart Attack Insurance, and Stroke Insurance Options This post was originally published on March 23, 2017. Updated October 23, 2018. Medicare is designed to provide coverage for the most basic healthcare that everybody needs. Therefore, it does not include extensive cancer, heart attack, or stroke coverage. That’s why many Medicare beneficiaries enroll in secondary health …

What You Can Do During Your Enrollment Period | MedicarePlanFinder

What You Can Do During Your Enrollment Period

Anastasia Iliou Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, Medigap

What You Can Do During Your Enrollment Period As a Medicare beneficiary, you are entitled to three types of enrollment periods. The first is your IEP, or Initial Enrollment Period, and it happens in a seven-month window surrounding your 65th birthday. The second is an SEP, or Special Enrollment Period, and it requires special circumstances. The third is AEP, or the …