2020Jan

What is Durable Medical Equipment?

Durable Medical Equipment (DME) is any equipment that provides therapeutic benefits to a patient in need because of certain medical conditions and/or illnesses. This includes: Canes (however, white canes for the blind aren’t covered) Crutches Walkers Blood sugar monitors & blood sugar test strips Hospital beds & pressure reducing beds,

2019Dec

Christmas Bucket List

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  Download your printable version here: Christmas Bucket List Written by Daniela Correa 12/17/19

What vaccinations are covered by Medicare?

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Vaccinations are a vital factor in strengthening the body against certain infections. Senior Benefit Services is taking every measure to ensure that our clients are aware of their vaccine coverage. Let us assist you in recognizing what vaccinations are in your current Medicare plan! Vaccination Who’s Covered? Frequency Flu Shot

2019Nov

How to save money on prescriptions:

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We know that prescription drugs are essential to maintaining your healthy lifestyle. Senior Benefit Services takes measures to educate others on how to go about buying prescription drugs. Here are some money-saving tips and tricks to get the best value in your medications! 1) Try Generics: Some individuals may think

2020 Medicare Premiums & Deductibles Announced!!

On November 8, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2020 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for the Medicare Part A and Part B programs…. https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/fact-sheets/2020-medicare-parts-b-premiums-and-deductibles Part B  2019 and 2020 Comparisons   2019 2020 Monthly Premium $135.50 $144.60     *increase of $9.10 Deductible $185

VA Benefits + Medicare

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Senior Benefit Services is devoting the entire month of November to educate Veterans about their options in VA benefits and Medicare. If you are a Veteran and are over the age of 65, you may be eligible for both!  The most important thing to understand is that VA benefits and

2019Oct

Breast Cancer Awareness

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Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that originates in the cells of the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can spread into surrounding tissues or expand to different areas of the body. Whether you’ve experienced breast cancer yourself or have known a loved one, it

News Release: 2020 Cost-Of-Living Adjustment

The Cost-Of-Living Adjustment (COLA) was enacted in 1972 and is collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  The measurement used to calculate the COLA is known as the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which overlooks the cost of consumer goods and services such as: housing, transportation, medical expenses, education, and food.

Annual Insurance Review

To our SBS clients – We hope this note finds you happy and healthy! We would like to take this time to sincerely say “THANK YOU” for your continued loyalty as a client. We are truly blessed to be able to work with people like YOU every single day.  Each

2019Sep

FALL FUN!

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It’s the time of the year when the heat winds down and the leaves begin to change colors. No matter what the season may be, spending time with family and loved ones is always special.  Maximizing time with grandchildren is one of the best pastimes for grandparents. Look into Senior

Life Insurance Awareness Month

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Throughout life, many unpredictable situations have the possibility of happening. That is why life insurance policies are put in place to protect people. It is essential for someone who has loved ones to research options! Although it is a topic that people don’t enjoy speaking about, it can also support

Medicare Education Week

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Every year from September 15th through September 21st, National Medicare Education Week emerges to remind Americans about the priority of knowledge in Medicare. According to Statista.com, “one person becomes eligible for Medicare every 8 seconds.” The goal of this National Week, and our goal always,  is to provide Medicare education to