Women and Medicare

With elevated risk for certain types of cancers and high rates of chronic disease, women have unique health requirements. For many women age 65 and older, Medicare is an important piece of the puzzle, offering screenings and other services designed to identify or treat these conditions at little or no cost. Here’s some information on […]

Men and Medicare – What You Should Know

After age 50, men have an increased risk of developing certain cancers, like prostate and colorectal cancer. In fact, colorectal cancer is the number two leading cause of cancer related deaths—and risk only goes up with age according to cancer.org. Men also have higher rates than women for heart disease, diabetes and stroke, three of […]

Understanding How To Pay For Medicare

As you approach age 65, you may be worrying about how you will handle unexpected medical costs. Luckily, Medicare can help. Understanding your options, and what is available to you can help you manage your health expenses as you age.  There are only two ways to get Medicare coverage for things like doctor visits, outpatient […]