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The Deadline for Making Changes in Medicare Coverage Approaches The Deadline for Making Changes in Medicare Coverage Approaches

Seniors have been just as inundated with news and opinion about the Affordable Care Act and the disastrous launch of HealthCare.gov as the rest of the country, so much that…

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Senior Healthcare: Having Both Medicare and Medi-Cal Can Be Detrimental Senior Healthcare: Having Both Medicare and Medi-Cal Can Be Detrimental

When it comes to healthcare, more often than not people are comfortable with having more coverage than they need. However, is there a point when having too much coverage is…

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The Federal Budget Debate: What Will Happen to Medicare? The Federal Budget Debate: What Will Happen to Medicare?

There is a massive debate over federal spending in Washington, D.C. What is being proposed now about Medicare? Republicans in Congress made news earlier this week by proposing a new…

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The State of California Medicare and MediCal – February, 2013 The State of California Medicare and MediCal – February, 2013

As we continue into 2013 and year three under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many senior citizens in California have raised questions about the future of MediCal and Medicare not…

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Medicare & California Seniors: 2013 Part D Plan Changes and Updates Medicare & California Seniors: 2013 Part D Plan Changes and Updates

In 2013, California will have 32 Part D prescription drug plans (PDPs) available. Premiums of 2013 PDP range from $15.00 to $118.60. Twenty-six of the plans are renewing plans and…

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Seniors & Medicare: What’s New in Part D for 2013? Seniors & Medicare: What’s New in Part D for 2013?

Starting January 1, 2013, beneficiaries who reach the Part D coverage gap, or donut hole, will continue to see their costs decrease. Next year beneficiaries will pay 47.5% of the…

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Heat Stroke Dangers and the Elderly Heat Stroke Dangers and the Elderly

We’re heading into that time of year when the mercury rises and heat stroke is prevalent.  Last summer, the nation experienced unusually high record temperatures in many cities, resulting in…

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Get the Real Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease Get the Real Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease

Whether you’re dealing with Alzheimer’s in your family now or you’re just starting to understand the disease, there is an abundance of information available to you. However, some of that…

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Your Brain Needs Exercise Too Your Brain Needs Exercise Too

As we get older, many of us are concerned with staying healthy. We eat right, watch our weight and try to get enough sleep.  But, what are we doing for…

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