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The Top 5 States to Grow Old In

Many people have a vision of what their retirement will look like. For some people, geography can play a huge role in determining your...
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2019 Means Changes to Medicare Advantage and Part D

On April 2nd, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) noted several changes to Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D in a 1,156...
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3 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease

The biggest cause of death for people age 65 and older in the United States is heart disease. While strides are currently being made to reduce...
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Good News for Medicare: Crucial Programs Avoid Cuts

You might have heard about the $1.3 trillion Omnibus spending bill (H.R. 1625, the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill) that President Trump signed...
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Paul Ryan Announces His Retirement

Paul Ryan has announced that he will not seek reelection to the House of Representatives in November.   The National Committee to Preserve Social Security...
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Medicare Launches Diabetes Prevention Program

Over 84 million Americans have prediabetes, and up to a quarter of those will develop type 2 diabetes within 5 years. For every $3...

What Medicare Covers for Rehabilitation

If you fall or become otherwise injured and need rehabilitative services in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) after a hospitalization, here’s what Medicare will...
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Medicare to Cover Genetic Testing for Cancer

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that they will cover gene sequencing tests for cancer that have been approved by...
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Medicare Advantage Expands Definition of Healthcare

Medicare Advantage (Part C) has been cleared by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to expand their definition of healthcare. In addition...
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Isolation and How to Avoid it

Do you find yourself worrying more than the average person? It's okay! Worrying is a common and natural feeling, as long as it doesn't...