2018Apr

Spring Cleaning

The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and the grass seems just a little greener. Spring is finally here! After being cooped up all winter, we are all ready for a little freshness and renewal. Here are some of our favorite tips to tidy up your home this spring! Feel
Categories:  Tips & Tricks

2018Mar

50 Easter Egg Filler Ideas!

Easter Egg Filler Ideas! Planning an Easter Egg hunt for this weekend? Make it an EGG-stra fun experience  with these 50 different plastic egg filler ideas. Your day is sure to be EGG-cellent! We suggest you visit your local Dollar Tree or Party Store for some of the ideas below: 1. Candy / Snacks

Medicare “Donut Hole” Closing in 2019

What is the Donut Hole? Definition: “Most plans with Medicare prescription drug coverage (Part D) have a coverage gap (called a “donut hole“). This means that after you and your drug plan have spent a certain amount of money for covered drugs, you have to pay all costs out-of-pocket for your prescriptions up to

2018Feb

Coming Soon: New Medicare Cards!

    CMS or Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will be sending out new, more secure Medicare cards starting in April, 2018. This process will take some time, so you may not receive your card the same time as your family, friends or neighbors. CMS expects that all Medicare

Heart Health Month

Heart Disease Facts: “Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. The good news? It is also one of the most preventable.  Making heart-healthy choices, knowing your family health history and the risk factors for heart disease, having regular check-ups and

2018Jan

New Year, New Goals

Start your NEW YEAR off right! Start your day by stretching Stretching wakes you up, improves flexibility, helps circulation, and gives you more energy. Push your alarm back 1 minute every day This will help you transition into getting up bright and early. Put unhealthy food low in your fridge

I enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan.

If you enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan during Medicare Open Enrollment, October 15- December 7, you may have a few questions. Here are some of the most common questions we have received from our clients over the past few weeks. If you have further questions, or want us to

2017Dec

Last Minute Gift Ideas

       Online shopping in time for holidays may be off the table, but there are still ways you can “Rock Around the Christmas Tree” with these last minute gift ideas!     Cash Gifts – 1. Box of Chocolates        2. Pizza Box   3. Tissue Holder     4. Play

2018 Cost-Of-Living Adjustment

2018 Cost of Living Adjustment The Cost-Of-Living Adjustment (COLA) was enacted in 1972 and is collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the Department of Labor.  The measurement used to do these calculations is known as the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which is an economic indicator that overlooks the

Medicare Part B Update

  The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, also known as CMS, have announced the Medicare Part B Premium and the Annual Deductible for 2018. Medicare Part B covers two types of services, Medically Necessary Services and Preventative Services. The standard monthly premium for Medicare Part B enrollees will be

2017Nov

Alzheimer’s Awareness

Every 70 seconds, another American family is affected by Alzheimer’s…. *RE-POSTED from Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation* nfo.org/articles/november-is-alzheimers-awareness-month/ Alzheimer’s is a complex neurological disease that is the most common form of dementia.  More than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s and more than 10 million are

Medicare Glossary

We’ve put together a list of some of the most common words you may need to know when looking into your Medicare options. We hope this will be of benefit to you!   *Definitions provided by: Medicare.Gov* https://www.medicare.gov/glossary/a.html Appeal – An appeal is the action you can take if you