There are many elements of Medicare you need to know. Beginning with the basics of each program is always the best and easiest way to start.
Medicare is a federal program that provides health insurance to retired individuals, regardless of their medical condition, and certain younger people with disabilities or end-stage renal disease. Here are some basic facts about Medicare that you should know.
When it comes to planning for your retirement income, it’s easy to overlook some of the common factors that can affect how much you’ll have available to spend. If you don’t consider how your retirement income can be impacted by investment risk, inflation risk, catastrophic illness or long-term care, and taxes, you may not be able to enjoy the retirement you envision.
People who qualify for Medicare at 65 have multiple options. One of the options is called Part C Medicare Advantage. These plans for the most part include Part D drug coverage within the policy. The other type of policy is called Medigap. Medigap plans are also known as a Medicare Supplement plans.
If you have an Original Medicare plan rather than a Medicare Advantage plan, you also have the option to fill many of the coverage gaps by purchasing a private Medicare supplemental insurance plan, also known as a Medigap plan.
Suddenly moving from the daily grind to the slower pace of retirement can be challenging. Begin with these top 10 tips to help you ease into a happier time in your life.
The connection between seniors and loneliness has been talked about for years, but recent studies on the subject have found that more than 40 percent of seniors experience loneliness on a regular basis and that loneliness and isolation are slowly becoming a public health crisis.
Getting ready to enroll in Medicare and a Medicare Supplemental Plan? Be sure you know this important tip as you’re getting started!
Research shows that more than 50 percent of people who haven’t planned for retirement are nervous about the impending change, however 95 percent of people who have prepared are optimistic and excited about giving up work.
Now that you’re turning 65 how do you know if it’s the right time to sign up for Medicare? Find the answers here!