People plan for retirement but they don’t plan for growing old. From AgingParents.com, click for “Ten Warning Signs Your Parent Needs Help Handling Money”.
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 […]
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. […]
By Joseph Braun, Humana Here are five simple steps to help select the best Medicare plan for you.
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 […]
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 […]
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 – […]
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 […]
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 […]
Nancy Nall Reporting For all the attention paid to such issues as nursing-home costs, much less is spent on a quieter revolution in health care – children who care for elderly parents. According to the […]