Between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7, Medicare participants can make changes to their plan(s). Here are a few reasons you may want to take advantage of this open enrollment period. Chair Exercise for SeniorsRead more
Medicare rules for coverage of home health care services are complicated and often misunderstood. Recent changes to Medicare criteria for coverage of rehabilitation therapy and skilled nursing care have expanded the availability of home health services. Stro...Read more
Most people become eligible for Medicare during the months around their 65th birthday. If you don't sign up for Medicare during this initial enrollment period, you could be charged a late enrollment penalty for as long as you have Medicare. Important News f...Read more
The most common complaint from those age 65 and older is, “It’s a waste of my time and is just an excuse to bill Medicare.” In other words, the Medicare patient doesn’t understand the purpose of the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit nor do they know what one s...Read more
Experts have a message for anyone thinking about relying on basic Medicare with no extra coverage: Don’t do it. Health Insurance for SeniorsRead more
Some Medicare Supplement premiums are going up about 15 percent (check your insurer) beginning Sept. 1. Exercise for SeniorsRead more
The seniors most likely to need paid home care to maintain independent living are the least likely to be able to afford it long-term, a new study reports.
It used to be that you could go to the Social Security website to enroll in Medicare only. You’d simply answer a few questions and you were done in about 10 minutes. But now there’s a new twist. Read more