I’m Retiring – Do I Need a Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan?

Are you retired, or thinking about retirement, and wondering if you need a Medicare Supplement insurance plan? The answer involves a look at your personal circumstances and a little educated guesswork into the future. It might seem scary, trying to figure out what kind of Medicare and related insurance you need when you retire – but you can generally make …

Habits to Help You Live Longer

There are a number of things you can resolve to do in order to “slow down” your biological clock and live longer, whether you’re in your 20s or 30s, all the way to your 60s, 70s, and beyond. In fact, research has shown it’s never too late to start healthy habits. But what about the things you might stop doing …

Wellness Check-up Schedule for Seniors

When our children are young, we can find dozens of resources suggesting the best vaccination schedule. Those early years seem to be filled with countless trips to the pediatrician. But as we age—or if you’re caring for an aging loved one—it may be more difficult to know exactly when to have certain check-ups, tests, or vaccines. Senior Healthcare Team put …

Preparing for Your Spouse’s Retirement

Retirement changes the dynamics of our relationships. This is especially true in marriage. On the last day that people leave work permanently, aware of it or not, they lose one of the most obvious ways in which they gauge their place in society. Additionally, they are faced with the choice of what to do with the rest of their life. …

The Differences Between Happy and Unhappy Retirees

Learn why some people are happily retired and others are miserable. Some retirees are happy, while others are downright miserable. According to financial planners, what separates the happy retirees from the unhappy ones comes down to getting a few things right in pre-retirement planning. Financial advisors say happily retired clients are financially stable and have properly thought out and planned …

Staying Active Later in Life

It’s really important to exercise and stay physically active as you get older. Exercise can lower your risk of developing a variety of health conditions, including heart disease and dementia. It can also help to reduce your risk of falls. No matter what your age or health condition, there are plenty of ways to add more physical movement to your …

Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans: What’s the Difference?

There are different ways that you can receive your Medicare coverage, or add onto that coverage. Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement insurance are options that may sound similar, but they’re quite different. They do have one main thing in common: they’re both offered by private insurance companies. There are two options commonly used to replace or supplement Original Medicare. One …