If your older adult is paying a lot for medication, checking to see if there are ways to reduce the cost of prescription drugs could mean thousands of dollars in savings.
With so many Medicare Supplement plans to consider choosing the right coverage can be difficult.
While physical isolation is essential to mitigate spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the painful irony is that it creates a potentially devastating problem (besides the economy): sustained sedentary behavior and excessive sitting for older adults under total lock down, especially in assisted living, memory care and retirement communities.
You might have seen advertisements on television or received unsolicited phone calls from insurance agents trying to sell you “free” or “premium-free” Medicare Advantage plans. Buyer Beware… nothing in this world is free, and it is important understand the hidden costs, restrictions and limitations associated with this type of coverage.
We know the fundamental rules of social distancing at this point: stay home as much as possible, keep 6 feet of distance from other people, and wash your hands frequently. But what specifically should older people be thinking about as the coronavirus pandemic continues to develop?
There is something about the way children light up a room that is magical. And nothing illustrates that energy better than witnessing a child interacting with an older adult. It often brings out the best in both of them. This creates an emotional bond that is invaluable and so important for both groups in today’s world.
Many seniors are no longer working and don’t have an income source. This can be a stressful factor to adjust to as you have only a fixed budget each month from savings and retirement funds. There are plenty of ways to save money that won’t leave you wishing you could go back to work. Here are a few ways to save money:
If you are a senior on Medicare, you probably already know that it does not provide all the health insurance coverage you need — this is where a Medicare supplement plan, also sometimes referred to as Medicare gap coverage, comes in. There are many different plans of gap coverage you can purchase to help supplement the medical expenses Medicare will not cover.
Do you know that many senior citizens are not able to eat a healthy diet, due to many reasons? The main cause of this is their busy schedule. They are usually not in the habit of eating healthily because they cannot afford to spend money on a healthy diet for themselves.
Are you looking for an affordable Medicare supplement health insurance plan? Medicare Supplemental Insurance (MSA) and its many variants are common to every doctor and hospital.