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Medicare Open Enrollment for 2023 Begins October 15th

By Chelsie Smith / October 14, 2022 / Comments Off on Medicare Open Enrollment for 2023 Begins October 15th

Medicare beneficiaries can make new choices and pick plans that work best for them during the annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period. Each year, Medicare plan costs and coverage typically change. In addition, your health-care needs may have changed over the past year. The Open Enrollment Period — which begins on October 15th and runs through…

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What is the SilverSneakers Program?

By Chelsie Smith / June 8, 2022 / Comments Off on What is the SilverSneakers Program?

Are you looking for a senior fitness program? If you have a Medicare Advantage or Medigap plan, your health insurance may include a free fitness membership for adults 65+ called SilverSneakers. A SilverSneakers membership includes access to roughly 15,000 recreation centers, churches, senior communities, and other neighborhood locations across the nation. You’ll get access to…

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Health Insurance Marketplace

By Susan Van Tress / November 11, 2020 / Comments Off on Health Insurance Marketplace

November 1 Begins Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Marketplaces Beginning on November 1, 2020, individuals (including families) may apply for new health insurance, switch to a different health-care plan, or re-enroll in their current plan through a Health Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The open enrollment period for 2021 health coverage ends…

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Dealing with Times of Transition

By Ben Rickey / August 21, 2014 /

I am putting together a series of blog posts on dealing with times of transition. These are not meant to “put a bow” on a complex situation, but to highlight a couple of items that are easy to miss when you are making complicated decisions that have long term consequences in a time when you…

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Avoid Life’s Rainstorms with an Umbrella Policy

By Dana / January 27, 2014 /

Being caught in the rain is never fun. I grew up in Aberdeen, Washington where it rains over 80 inches a year, and I spent the majority of my adolescents with the bottom of my jeans soaking wet. I never understood how Gene Kelly could be so happy singing and dancing in the rain. Nevertheless,…

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