Is Medicare Advantage Good Deal?

Medicare Advantage (MA or Part C), is a popular alternative to traditional Medicare. Since 2010, enrollment increased 71 percent, with as many as one in every three eligible seniors today choosing an Medicare Advantage plan over Original Medicare. Understanding this option is a critical step in managing health care into retirement. Here are some things […]

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 […]