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How to Find Local Services for Seniors  

If you're enrolled in Medicare, many of your health-care costs are usually covered as part of your hospital and medical benefits. But sometimes, you may need help recovering from an illness or injury, or even coping with the issues of day-to-day life when you... Read more

Best Senior-Friendly Travel Destinations

Now that you’re retired, you may have more time than ever to enjoy the best travel destinations on your bucket list. All your new-found flexibility means you can take advantage of last-minute deals to the best travel destinations for... Read more

What to Do If You’re New to Medicare

I get a lot of calls from people who are close to turning 65 (or are already 65), asking what they need to do to get set up with Medicare. With so many options available to Medicare beneficiaries, it can be overwhelming but once you understand your basic... Read more

What should I do if my prescription medications are too expensive?

Prescription drugs can cost a lot of money, especially if you need several different medications. Or, you might have a health condition that requires expensive prescription drugs to manage or treat the illness. Read some tips about getting affordable... Read more

Medicare Doctors When You Live in Multiple States

Medicare doctors in multiple states and Medicare Part A and Part B When you’re enrolled in Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, you can generally see any Medicare doctors in the country that takes Medicare assignment (a payment agreement with Medicare).... Read more

Lifelong Learning for Seniors

If you're retired, that doesn't mean you can't still exercise your mind. Lifelong learning can have great benefits for seniors, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Stanford Center on Longevity reports that seniors in the United States... Read more

Are Generic Prescription Drugs as Effective as Brand Name Drugs?

Almost 90% of prescriptions filled in the United States are for generic drugs according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Brand name drugs are released first and generic drugs are copies of them. For example, the generic version of the erectile... Read more

Durable Medical Equipment: Do You Need Pre-authorization?

As a Medicare beneficiary, your Medicare Part B coverage may help to pay for covered durable medical equipment. However, you may have to meet certain requirements, such as pre-authorization, before your benefits kick in. Here's what you need to know... Read more

Funeral Planning Guide

If you've recently experienced the loss of a loved one, funeral planning may feel overwhelming. Here's a funeral planning overview to help ease the burden during this difficult time. Funeral planning: getting started Knowing how to plan a funeral, or even... Read more

Getting a Second Opinion for a Medical Decision

What is a second medical opinion? If you are facing an important medical decision, such as a limb amputation or cancer treatment, you may want to seek out a second medical opinion for your treatment options. According to the Harvard Medical School, doctors... Read more




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