Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answers to all of your Medicare questions.

4 Foods to Avoid if You Want to Age Slower

Nutrition is the key way to look good inside and out. Food is essential to life, but what kind of food makes you look lifeless? Below are some foods you should avoid if you are trying to look and feel younger. Candy and/or Candy Bars Candy bars are comforting, sweet,...

Caregiver Tips: Defeating Falls

Nothing is scarier to a caregiver of a loved one than to watch them fall and feeling helpless. Rushing to their side and hoping they are not injured is all we can do in the moment. 1 in 4 people over 65 falls each year. Falls for older adults means more injury (such...

Why Vitamin D Boosts Your Health

Health Benefits of Vitamin D Vitamin D, also known as the "vitamin of sunshine," is an extremely important nutrient that contributes to your overall health and wellness. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium, which ultimately leads to health benefits and improves...

Chronic Disease Treatment

Chronic Disease Treatment A chronic disease is defined as a medical disease lasting three months or more. Medications cannot cure these illnesses, and vaccines will not prevent them, nor do they disappear on their own. Most chronic diseases are caused by poor eating...

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month As you get older, alcohol may start to effect you differently. You may become more sensitive to it, and your regular drinking habits could become a problem. Drinking too much alcohol can cause falls and fractures. Alcohol can also...

5 Often Misunderstood Health Care Terms

How well do you know the terms associated with your health care plan? According to industry surveys, most Americans overestimate their knowledge of basic health care details. Don't let a lack of clarity get in the way of making the right decisions. Take a look at...

Should You Retire in 2018?

Should You Retire in 2018? Are you considering retirement for 2018? There are several factors you should review and questions you need to answer before you "clock out" for good. Do you have enough savings to support you? Before you consider retiring, do the math on...

Medicare Enrollment Deadlines You Shouldn’t Miss

Medicare Enrollment Deadlines You Shouldn't Miss Most people become eligible for Medicare during the months surrounding their 65th birthday. It's important to remember your initial enrollment period because if you do not sign up for Medicare during this time, you...

Children & End-Stage Renal Disease

Children & End-Stage Renal Disease Learning that your child has End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) can be one of the hardest things you have to face as a parent. There are many important questions such as: What kind of treatment is available for ESRD? What is the best...