Highly Effective Medicare Replacement Card Scam

For obvious reasons, having one’s Social Security Number displayed on the front of a Medicare card carries enormous risks. This is precisely why Medicare has decided to eliminate this practice and replace beneficiary’s existing cards which currently display beneficiaries SSN’s with new cards showing only unique 11-digit numbers. These numbers are randomly applied, and therefore far […]

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Single? No Kids? Don’t Fret: How to Plan Care in Your Later Years

After a lifetime of toil and challenges, most people long for the age of retirement, and are justifiably proud when they get there. It’s a time to reflect on one’s life and achievements, a time to free oneself and start over; maybe do that long-awaited road trip, start a garden, or move to the beach. […]

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Your Most Important Medicare Decision

To those approaching their 65th birthday: Congratulations. You’ve got a lot to look forward to. Among the good things about turning is 65 is that you’ll be eligible for Medicare, health insurance usually becomes more affordable, and you can’t be denied coverage for pre-existing conditions. Despite these benefits, you still face a critical fundamental decision […]

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Shining a Spotlight on Problems in Assisted Living Facilities

One of the most difficult decisions in anyone’s adult life is the realization that we are limited in how much we can do for our loved ones. The health needs of our loved ones can sometimes spiral out of control. Though people want to be there, they often lack the expertise, training, or the ability […]

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What to Do When Your Parents Need to Stop Driving

It is not a conversation that any child wants to have with their parents. At some point, however, you may start to notice the signs and realize it is time for Mom or Dad to hang up their car keys. It is easy to be torn on this issue. On one hand, your parents are […]

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American Heart Association (AHA) Diet and Lifestyle Recommendations

We’ve been hearing doctors talk about the benefits of diet and wise lifestyle choices our whole lives. It’s never too late to listen! Diet and lifestyle are the most important factors in determining our levels of health and wellness. They are directly connected to heart-health and, by extension, longevity. Exercise The benefits of exercise are […]

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Protecting Senior Loved Ones from Scams

Seniors are the demographic most vigorously targeted by scammers and con-artists. The methods they use are well-researched and extremely powerful. Sustained pressure Con artists and scammers preying on the elderly have developed a tried-and-true playbook for manipulating their elderly victims. They encourage them to open up their checkbooks or divulge sensitive information. And they always […]

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Concierge Medicine and The Benefits of a Concierge Care Manager

Pay-to-play is becoming the M.O. of just about every economic sector, and healthcare is also following this trend. Interestingly, ‘concierge care’, where people form old-style connections with a doctor dedicated to their family’s treatment, is a whole new level of care, right at the very top. Concierge physicians We are seeing some compelling developments in […]

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