Hurricane Season: What to do before and after a storm

Hurricanes can leave you vulnerable to major losses. In addition to having the necessary insurance coverage, there are other steps you can take to increase your safety and minimize your losses after a storm.   Before the Storm Hits Prune weak branches and trees around your home. Use hearty native plants in your landscaping design. […]

Medicare Depression Screening

female doctor talking with her senior patient about depression screening during

Depression is a mental health condition that impacts mood. It’s a fact that struggling with depression can be difficult – no matter what age you are. Not sure if you are wrestling with depression? Your primary care provider can provide a screening for depression to ensure that the condition is diagnosed and treated accurately. Depression […]

Medicare While Working Past 65

Most Americans become eligible for Medicare when they turn 65. If you are still employed at that time and are not retired, you may want to stay on your employer’s healthcare coverage rather than opting to sign up for Medicare. But it’s important to note that your health care coverage doesn’t have to be an […]

What To Do When Moving with Medicare

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Moving is a stressful time because there’s no easy way to do it. Being uncertain whether your Medicare coverage moves with you to another state causes unnecessary stress. You can hire movers for the heavy lifting, but there’s still a lot to do. Changing your address with state and federal bodies (such as the Social […]

Healthy Eating for Seniors

In the final installment of our four-part series, we’ll take a look at the foods that will help keep you fit, active, and happy in retirement. We’ve already touched on the importance of eating right to keep your mind sharp, improve your fitness, and for better sleep. Taking care of yourself during retirement requires a […]