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Report: Older Detroiters Dying Earlier

Some say a new report underscores the need for health care reform.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2012

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Find Answers At The Area Agency On Aging

If you’re a senior citizen or someone caring for an older adult, many questions about where to find medical and other services can be answered by your local Area Agency on Aging office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2012

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Medicare Enrollment Begins Early This Year

If you need to sign-up for Medicare Part D, you better get moving. Enrollment began early this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2011

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Local Clinics Offer Services To Uninsured

WWJ’s Pat Sweeting reports that dozens of clinics, spread out over Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and St. Clair Counties, now offer medical services to the uninsured.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2011

Rx Drugs: Paying the Price

Nancy Nall Reporting One of the most expensive items in a senior’s budget is prescription drugs. Even if you have insurance coverage, it pays to be aware of what individual pharmacies charge for your medications. […]

06/03/2010

Choosing a Medicare Plan

By Joseph Braun, Humana Here are five simple steps to help select the best Medicare plan for you.

06/03/2010

Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage: When to Make Changes

Anne Osmer Reporting If you are a Medicare beneficiary, it’s a good idea to review your drug plan coverage annually. Medicare prescription drug coverage, or Medicare Part D, provides insurance coverage to help pay for […]

06/03/2010

Early Retirement Health Insurance

Anne Osmer Reporting Don’t get caught uninsured if you decide to retire before age 65. According to a 2007 study by AARP Public Policy Institute, between 2000 and 2005 the number of retirees age 50-64 […]

06/03/2010

Choosing Independent Health Insurance

Anne Osmer Reporting Most people have health insurance through their job, a spouse’s job, Medicare or other group health insurance. If you find yourself without, however – because of a job loss or other reason – […]

06/03/2010

Does Your Doctor e-prescribe?

Anne Osmer Reporting Have you ever wondered how – or if – your pharmacist can read the seemingly illegible medication written on a prescription you’ve just received from your doctor?  Just how does your pharmacist […]

06/03/2010