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Eight Common Health Issues Seniors Face

The life expectancy of the average American is higher than it has ever been. Make those extra years as healthy and active as possible by losing weight, quitting smoking, eating a healthy diet and exercising. Doing these things may help ward off some of the eight most common health concerns…

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Why Retirees Should Work With an Independent Medicare Agent

If you’re nearing age 65 (when you have to enroll in Medicare) or you already have a policy and you need to make a change, it’s difficult to know who to trust. Sure, you can go to Medicare.gov and enroll in Medicare, but you will have a more personal experience…

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How to Help Your Aging Parents Get the Medical Care They Need

When one of your parents comes down with an illness or has a chronic condition, pay close attention. If an aging parent is dealing with even minor ills, it may be a sign of a serious condition. As the primary caretaker, know the signs to look for to know whether…

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Are the Lowest-Priced Health Insurance Plans a Good Deal?

Low-cost health insurance plans may seem like a good deal, but there’s always a catch. Lower-priced insurance plans usually come with a higher deductible, which means if you find yourself in the emergency room or are suddenly diagnosed with a chronic condition, you could end up with a lot of…

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Medicare Changes for 2024 and What They Mean to You

Changes have been made by the federal government to Medicare Part A, Part B and Part D that expand coverage or lower your costs in 2024. Care navigation: Providers are now being paid by Medicare to help patients coordinate all their care to care for the whole person, rather than…

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All About the Shingles Vaccine

Shingles. If you’ve had it, or know someone who has, the mere mention of the word can bring you to your knees. The painful condition afflicts one million people each year in America alone. While people over 50 years of age are most susceptible to it, young people and those…

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Under 30 and Need Insurance? Here’s a Guide

If you’re under 26, you’re one of the lucky young adults who can maintain health care coverage under a parent’s plan. If your parents don’t have coverage or you’re over 26, it’s time to find a health care plan to suit your needs. Buy health insurance in the marketplace. Health…

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Medicare Supplement Insurance: Helping to Fill the Gap

Did you know that Original Medicare Part A and B do not cover everything and can leave you with significant out of pocket expenses? With supplement insurance, also called Medigap or MedSup, you can get coverage at varying levels for deductibles, coinsurance and copayments to reduce or eliminate your out-of-pocket…

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How to Safely Travel with a Health Concern (Seniors)

As a retiree, you’ve probably had dreams of traveling. However, as you age, health concerns become an issue and leaving the home becomes more difficult. Recurring illnesses and chronic conditions such as diabetes can make traveling a challenge. Take the following precautions to ward off problems, you can enjoy your…

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Why Eating Better Can Affect Your Health Insurance Bottom Line

Eating healthy isn’t as easy as it sounds. Sweets and calorie-rich foods are hard to ignore, but doing so may help your physical, mental and financial health. By eating healthy foods, you can decrease the likelihood of disease, hospital stays and procedures, which means spending less on health care. What…

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Tips to Understand Health Insurance

From understanding jargon to cost, making strategic health care decisions is imperative to your well-being and financial health. With more and more Americans losing employer health insurance and having to enter the marketplace, you can no longer sit back and disengage from the process of making health insurance decisions. In…

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Don’t Feed the Beast: Seven Tips for Taming the Stress Monster

People seemingly are taxed with more choices than ever, which can test our coping skills. Think about the options at your local coffee shop; there’s a lot more to ordering than just deciding if you want to add cream. Now consider the many apps and opportunities to communicate with the…

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How to Start a Successful Exercise Program

It’s hard to stick to an exercise program. Life is busy, consumed with work, family and friends. Or maybe you don’t like working out. Maybe you’re a morning person and have to be at work early, so getting a workout in before you leave for your job just won’t work.…

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Nutrition Hacks to Maintain Health

Eating healthy is easier said than done, especially when there are tasty snacks seemingly calling your name. Here are a few nutrition hacks to help you stay on track. Make it colorful. You don’t have to count calories or log every food you eat to ensure you’re eating a nutritious…

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How to Safeguard Against Senior Scams

Financial scams involving seniors have become big business, but there are steps you can take to protect the older loved ones in your life. Visit often Take notice if an elderly person has someone new hanging around them all the time or if they don’t want to talk without this…

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[Video] How to Set Up Your ezICHRA Account

Watch: Matt Miklos, vice president and individual Medicare solutions leader at UROne Benefits™, explains how to set up your ezICHRA account.   For more information, please contact us here.

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[Video] You’re Still Working, Yet Eligible for Medicare: Now What?

Watch: Matt Miklos, vice president and individual Medicare solutions leader for UROne Benefits™, explains how to navigate Medicare while still working.   For more information, please contact us here.

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[Video] The Ins and Outs of Medicare Advantage Plans

Watch: Matt Miklos, vice president and individual Medicare solutions leader at UROne Benefits™, explains Medicare Advantage plans and what they can do for you.   For more information, please contact us here.

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