Staying Active Later in Life

Staying Active Later in Life

It’s really important to exercise and stay physically active as you get older. Exercise can lower your risk of developing a variety of health conditions, including heart disease and dementia. It can also help to reduce your risk of falls. No matter what your age or health condition, there are plenty of ways to add more physical movement to your life. It’s never too late for exercise to have a positive effect.

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Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans: What’s the Difference?

Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans: What’s the Difference?

There are different ways that you can receive your Medicare coverage, or add onto that coverage. Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement insurance are options that may sound similar, but they’re quite different. They do have one main thing in common: they’re both offered by private insurance companies.

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5 Things Medicare Doesn't Cover

5 Things Medicare Doesn't Cover

It's important to understand that Medicare Part A and Part B leave some pretty significant gaps in your health-care coverage. Here's a closer look at what isn't covered by Medicare, plus information about supplemental insurance policies and strategies that can help cover the additional costs, so you don't end up with unexpected medical bills in retirement.

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Staying Fit for Seniors in 2019

Staying Fit for Seniors in 2019

No matter your age, it’s important to take care of your body and prevent illness.

But if you’re 65 or older, something as simple as the flu or a common cold can progress and lead to complications. This includes secondary infections like pneumonia, bronchitis, an ear infection, or a sinus infection. If you have a chronic condition such as asthma or diabetes, a respiratory illness can make these worse.

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How to Get the Most out of Medicare

How to Get the Most out of Medicare

Here's how to ensure that you get every cent in benefits you're entitled to.

The benefits of Social Security are readily apparent for seniors. Each and every month, for those who qualify and have filed for benefits, the program pays an average of $1,350 to retired workers. This is a tangible and dependable benefit payment that a majority of today's retirees count on to help them meet their month-to-month expenses.

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What Happens if You Miss Medicare Open Enrollment?

What Happens if You Miss Medicare Open Enrollment?

The Medicare Open Enrollment Period is also known as the Annual Election Period (AEP) for Medicare health and prescription drug plans. It’s also called the Fall Open Enrollment Period. This time period happens only once a year. If you miss the Medicare Open Enrollment Period, here’s what it means and what you might be able to do.

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How Grandparents Have a Positive Impact on Their Grandchildren

How Grandparents Have a Positive Impact on Their Grandchildren

Grandparents fill an irreplaceable role in a child’s development: Pillars of wisdom and sources of support, they possess a unique understanding of a family’s history and traditions. They love their grandchildren with unconditional affection that matches that of a child’s own parents, and though some families are separated by distance or circumstance, being able to connect with a grandchild frequently fosters a relationship that can influence a child to define values, flourish in self-confidence and strengthen the bonds of family. Here is why Grandparents are key to Children’s Development.

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