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 $134


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

Medicare Glossary

We’ve put together a list of some of the most common words you may need to know when looking in 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

Veterans Day

Veterans Day is approaching and here at Senior Benefit Services, we’re very appreciative of those who have served this great country of ours. The SBS family would like to take this moment to thank the 20.4 million veterans and the 1.3 million active duty members this Veterans Day.  We were curious