Don’t Let Medicare Overwhelm You

Medicare has been around for 50 years. You’d think in all that time, things would have gotten easier, but sadly, it’s just become MORE confusing and more complicated. If you are approaching 65, you’ve likely started getting bombarded with calls, emails, and direct mail pieces. As you start looking over them, you’ve probably gotten confused more than once by the terminology, multiple dates to remember, enrollment instructions, and part options. [...]

Save Now. Retire Later.

After the year we had, filled with anxiety and stress, we are all dreaming about retirement. The days when we don’t have to worry about deadlines, last-minute projects, or being called into our boss’s office unexpectedly. As much as we all dream about retirement, it takes a lot of planning and saving to be able to truly enjoy it. Have you started saving? What can you do to help get [...]

2020-12-21T20:48:53+00:00Lifestyle, Medicare|

Does Medicare Cover Service Animals?

There are approximately 500,000 service animals helping people in the United States.  These dogs are incredible thanks to much training. Not to mention, dogs are amazingly awesome even before training. A service dog can detect if someone with diabetes has dangerously low blood sugar, help guide visually impaired folks to wherever they want to go, cope with PTSD or sever depressions and even protect a handler who is having a [...]

2020-12-11T18:24:07+00:00Medicare|

Are You Getting All The Medicare Benefits You Can?

Did you know most people aren’t getting all the Medicare Benefits they deserve? Many folks are automatically enrolled in Medicare when they turn 65. Original Medicare, Parts A and B, cover many expenses.  In general, Part A = inpatient hospital coverage Part B = outpatient medical coverage Part C = known as Medicare Advantage, available through private companies Part D = prescription drug coverage However, what if we told you that you could get [...]

Can I Save Money on Medicare?

After turning 65, and enrolling into Original Medicare, there is a period of time where you are able to change your plans. Many folks choose to change plans to get more benefits. The biggest reasons we hear for people wanting to change include not having enough benefits for routine vision, hearing or dental. Additionally, people who are traveling internationally are realizing that they don’t have any coverage - even with [...]

2020-11-25T22:58:30+00:00Medicare, Retirement|

What Does Medicare NOT Cover?

As you turn 65 and start utilizing your Medicare, you will find that while there are plenty of things your Medicare covers, there are things it doesn’t cover. If you are coming off an employee health care plan, you might be surprised to learn that Original Medicare, Parts A and B, don’t cover everything your employer plan did. This doesn’t mean you can’t get coverage for those things, it simply [...]

2020-11-25T22:46:17+00:00Medicare|

Find a Medicare Plan You’ll be Thankful For

Every year for Thanksgiving, we fill up our plates with turkey, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce and gather around the table to eat with loved ones. We talk about football, the weather, family memories, and even, Medicare? We tend to turn to family and trusted friends for advice on any big decision. This includes what Medicare plan and insurance carrier they should go with. Considering the fact that once you [...]

Will Medicare cover Naturopathic Treatments?

Natural medicine is becoming more and more popular, and more and more recognized. People are seeing the value in holistic and functional medicines and opting to work with naturopathic doctors over traditional, western doctors. Naturopathic medicine is a system that uses natural remedies to help the body heal itself. It embraces many therapies, including herbs,  acupuncture, and chiropractic services. The goal of naturopathic medicine is to treat the whole person [...]

2020-11-13T18:42:52+00:00Medicare|

Do I Need Medicare If I’m Not Retired?

Life is expensive. Bills add up quickly; cable, subscription services, gas, phones, gym memberships, and handfuls (and handfuls) of others. Because of this, many Americans are working past the age of 65, bumping their retirement age back further and further to afford the cost of living associated with modern day living. If you are still working at age 65, here are a few things you need to know about signing [...]

2020-11-09T21:07:19+00:00Medicare|
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