Updates and Advice

  • The Election Is Over? Not Yet!

    Even though the votes are counted and the results are in after our national election, Medicare beneficiaries know that another election is still going on. Medicare’s Annual Election Period (or Annua ... READ MORE

  • How to Change Your Medicare Coverage

    Now that Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is over, you may be having doubts or concerns. Perhaps you didn’t make a change in your coverage and wish you had, or maybe you changed plans and y ... READ MORE

  • When to See a Geriatrician

    You may be very comfortable with your physician and understandably hesitant to visit someone new, but just as you would see a specialist in cardiology for heart issues, you may want to consider visiti ... READ MORE

  • Sniff! How to Avoid the Flu During Flu Season

    During flu season, it can be a challenge to stay healthy. With so many people at work or school unintentionally sharing their germs with you throughout the day, it can seem impossible to avoid getting ... READ MORE

  • Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

    No one thinks that identity theft will happen to them, but if it happens, it can have long-term consequences. Not only is it jarring to consider that someone has assumed your identity for their person ... READ MORE

  • 10 Health Rumors That Aren’t True

    Rumors circulate online at an unfathomable speed, and like many urban legends, some can pick up so much attention that we start to assume they are true. Let’s take a look at some common health rumors ... READ MORE

  • Avoiding Medicare Scams

    As you approach Medicare eligibility or start to enjoy your benefits, it’s important to be aware of fraudulent practices and scams that can target seniors and individuals receiving Medicare due to a d ... READ MORE

  • Thanksgiving Day: Shop Till You Drop?

    Every family has its own traditions for the holidays, and growing up, my Thanksgiving was always pretty predictable. I would attend the Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City with my dad while my mo ... READ MORE

  • Taking Care of Dad This Father’s Day

    With Father’s Day just around the corner, this is a great time to remind our fathers and grandfathers just how important their health is to us. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention agrees wi ... READ MORE

  • How to Prepare for Emergencies or Natural Disasters

    After watching the news, we can all start to feel a bit helpless in the face of a crisis. Whether it is a man-made disaster, or one caused by nature, an unexpected event can cause unforeseeable medica ... READ MORE