medicare wellness exam

Take Advantage of Medicare Wellness Exams and Preventative Benefits

Aaron L General, Medicare

Medicare offers many benefits at zero cost to recipients, but many of the 59 million Americans enrolled in Medicare are either not aware of all of the benefits, or are simply not taking full advantage of all of these offered services. For example, in 2014 only around 14% of Medicare recipients received the free Medicare wellness exam covered under Medicare …

fall prevention

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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Does Medicare cover flu shots?

Kelsey Davis Fitness & Health, Medicare

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year, there are over 31.4 million outpatient doctor visits due to the flu virus in the United States. Anyone can get the flu, even the healthiest of people, which is why it’s important to take the necessary preventive measures. Getting an annual flu shot is the best way to …

winter wellness

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 …

yoga for seniors

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 …

ancillary insurance

Simply Explained: Ancillary Insurance

Anastasia Iliou Ancillary, Medicare

Understanding Ancillary Insurance Ancillary insurance covers items that your Medicare plan will not. Typically, ancillary health products are available for life, dental, vision, hearing, short-term care, cancer, heart attack, stroke, hospital indemnity, life, and final expense coverage. Below is a brief overview to prepare you for discussions with your agent. Check back soon for more details about what the following …