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My Parents Can’t Manage Alone. What should I do?

Are one or both of your  parents having health  problems, suffering mental lapses, or just slowing down with age?  Do you find they can’t manage on their own anymore?  If so, you’ll want to consider the various living arrangements that are available to older individuals.  Before you begin, however, you’ll want to talk to your […]

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Health-Care Reform: Looking Back and Ahead

Three years ago, on March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. While several substantial provisions don’t take effect until 2014, many of the Act’s requirements already have been implemented, including: Insurance policies must allow young adults up to age 26 to remain covered on their parent’s health insurance. Insurers […]

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Medicare Updates for 2013

The following is a guest post from Howard Peck of Senior Insurance Solutions. Along with the usual and customary annual Medicare cost increases, 2013 will likely be the year that two BIG Medicare issues will be bantered about and then possibly implemented as our politicians try to get a handle on the runaway costs of […]

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Medicare 2013 Annual Enrollment Period

The Medicare open enrollment period is the time during which people with Medicare can make new choices and pick plans that work best for them. Each year Medicare plans typically change what they cost and cover. In addition, your health-care needs may have changed over the past year. The open enrollment period is your opportunity […]

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Medicare Basics: It’s Easier Than It Appears

When first going onto Medicare, all the plans and options can be overwhelming. However with the right introduction and guidance, it’s actually much easier than it appears! Medicare, along with a Medicare Supplement Plan, provides the best dollar for dollar health insurance for the best healthcare in the world. Here are the basics: “Original Medicare” […]

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