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Five Common Worries Seniors Face and How You Can Fight Back

You’ve accumulated years of wisdom and you’re able to take the time to relax in retirement, enjoying the fruits of years of labor. However, aging can cause some anxiety. Let’s take a look at some of the common worries seniors face. 1. Loneliness Relationships can change as you age. You may…

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Marketplace Health Insurance: Four Open Enrollment Mistakes to Avoid

The open enrollment season is coming up. Avoid these common mistakes. 1. Letting open enrollment pass you by Don’t automatically re-enroll in your Marketplace health insurance plan. This is perhaps the worst mistake you make during open enrollment. From one year to the next, carriers may make sweeping changes to…

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The Truth About Special Nutrition Needs for Seniors

No matter your age, it’s important to stay on top of your body’s nutritional needs. Those requirements shift as you get older. Let’s take a look at some of the changes that occur, as well as special nutrition needs for seniors. Speak with One of Our Advisors Your changing needs…

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Five Surprising Benefits of Having Life Insurance

You know life insurance is a valuable asset to have in the event of your death, but did you know all the ways that life insurance can be valuable while you are living? Here are some extra benefits to keep in mind. Speak with One of Our Advisors 1. Get…

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What You Can Do About Aging and Anxiety

Anxiety doesn’t discriminate against any age group. At one time, anxiety was thought to be declining in older adults, but it turns out the opposite is true. The disparity came as a result of seniors being more likely to talk about their physical ailments with their doctors, rather than their…

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What You Need to Know for Open Enrollment

Now is the time to start re-evaluating your health insurance needs for the new year. It can seem like a major headache to deal with wading into the health insurance coverage waters again, but it’s well worth your while. Consider any changes you or your family have experienced in terms…

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Two Reasons You Should NOT Google Your Symptoms

You know you’ve done it. That slight headache, a twinge in your back or a weird rash has sent you straight to Google to diagnose yourself. You inevitably start to panic that you have a fatal health issue. You’re not alone. Sixty-five percent of Americans turned to Google to decipher…

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Accidents Happen: Make Sure You’re Covered

Accidents happen, regardless of your age. They’re always unexpected and can be costly. Nearly 25 million office visits and 25.5 million emergency department visits occurred because of unintentional injuries, according to the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. Having personal accident insurance can take some of the sting out of…

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Common Cold or Allergies? What You Need to Know

Coughing and sneezing are no fun. You feel like you want to crawl into bed, pull the covers over your head, and stay put until it passes. The glances from coworkers when you sneeze or blow your nose make it even worse. Because allergies and colds cause many of the…

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Should You Consider Critical Illness Insurance?

Nobody likes to think about their health failing, especially as health care costs continue to rise. A large number of Americans would find it hard to pay for unexpected medical expenses. Fortunately, there are options that can help bridge the gap. Critical illness insurance plans pay a lump sum cash…

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Is Hospital Indemnity Insurance Right For You?

Spending time in the hospital is bad enough. Add in the bills that follow and it is like pouring salt in your wound. Even with health insurance, your out-of-pocket expenses can be excessive, but the cost of a hospital stay could be reduced with a hospital indemnity insurance plan. Hospital…

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Life Insurance: Peace of Mind When You Need it Most

You know you need life insurance and the peace of mind it brings, but you haven’t yet pulled the trigger. You’ve worked hard to provide a solid foundation for your family’s financial future, so protect it. It’s pretty simple – if someone depends on you financially, you need to have…

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Why You Need to Make Sleep a Priority

You probably joke about being sleep deprived. We all do. Maybe you’ve tried to get more sleep, but nothing seems to work. As you age, you don’t actually need more sleep; however, older adults typically get less sleep than they need for optimal health. A lack of sleep puts you…

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Preparing for Your Final Expenses: A Guide to the Basics

Talking about death, especially your own, can be uncomfortable and downright anxiety-inducing. But, if you’ve ever had to make funeral arrangements for a loved one, you know the significant cost involved and the numerous decisions that need to be made. Speak with One of Our Advisors Preparing for your own final…

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Senior Stress: 11 Ways to Let it Go

Most people look forward to retirement as a glorious end to their working years. You picture days filled with doing all the things you’ve wanted to do but never had time. While retirement can be fun and carefree, it can also be stressful. Retirees worry about staying healthy, having enough…

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Take Control of Your Diabetes with an Exercise Routine

Diabetes is a serious condition. If it goes unmanaged, it can cause other serious issues such as heart disease, stroke or even blindness. Thankfully, there are many steps you can make to manage diabetes and live a long, enjoyable life. Watch what you eat Diabetics must think about what they…

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Seniors: Take Advantage of SilverSneakers Benefits

Did you know that exercise can slow down the aging process? One way to stay physically active is to get involved in a SilverSneakers program in your area. Let’s take a look at what the program is and how it can help you. What’s SilverSneakers all about? It’s a fitness…

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Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment for Women

    Open enrollment season is coming up. Check out these reasons to start exploring your options for health care coverage. 1. Everyone needs a check-up. Not only should you be seen yearly for mammograms and other preventive care, at some point you may get sick and require an antibiotic…

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