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 […]

Medicare and Diabetes – What You Need to Know

Diabetes is one of the most common health conditions among seniors, impacting 25.2 percent of adults over age 65. Millions more are under diagnosed or living with pre-diabetes. Original Medicare covers free diabetes screenings for those who are at risk, and pays for many services and supplies for those who currently have the disease. If […]

Top Ten Medicare Mistakes to Avoid

There’s no question, navigating the world of Medicare can be complicated, time consuming and frustrating. With many different options, varied plans, enrollment rules and more, it’s easy to make mistakes. Errors can be costly, which is why it’s so important to understand common pitfalls. Here are the top ten Medicare mistakes, and how to avoid […]