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On Mother’s Day, It May Be Time For The Talk

It’s a day many moms look forward to all year long, but Mother’s Day can present a unique set of problems for adult children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2014


Aging & Finances: Does Mom Or Dad Need Help?

People plan for retirement but they don’t plan for growing old. From, click for “Ten Warning Signs Your Parent Needs Help Handling Money”.


Health Officials: Be Smart, Get Screened

Pat Sweeting Reporting   Are you a man over age 50? There are certain screening exams about which you should talk to your doctor. Recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force suggest that if […]


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. […]


Choosing a Medicare Plan

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


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 […]


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 […]


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 – […]


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 […]


Medicare Part C: Medicare Advantage Plans

Anne Osmer Reporting Anyone facing signing up for Medicare knows – or should know – there are some important decisions you may need to make.  One of those decisions is what kind of plan to […]