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Senior News

How To Plan For Post- Retirement Medical Expenses

People need to be aware of the potential costs of medical care in retirement and plan ahead so they can meet those obligations if and when the need arises. When individuals retire, they not only walk away from work, but also relinquish thier steady paychecks. For many, retirement can be a ...

Medicare Savings Program Expansion In Effect

Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers who have a limited income may be newly eligible to receive help with their health care costs through a Medicare Savings Program in 2023. Currently, people who enrolled in Medicaid at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic are largely still enrolled. In 2020, ...

Aging Is A Time To Focus On Flexibility

If moving is more difficult now than in your younger years, it may be a result of deceased flexibility. Flexibility refers to your body’s ability to move through its full range of motion without pain or difficulty. If you do not move your body regularly, the lack of physical movement will ...

How To Get Senior Services Renewed

Many people as they get older receive programs and services from different government agencies. Maybe you have Medicaid in addition to Medicare to help with medical bills. Long-term Medicaid that pays for services in your home or nursing home expenses. You may receive SNAP to help pay for ...

Why Am I Still Seeing Medicare Commercials On TV?

Question: Why are there still commercials about Medicare products on TV? I thought Open Enrollment was over? Answer: The Annual Open enrollment Period is from October 15 to December 7 annually. From January 1 to March 31, we have what is called the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period ...

Never Too Late To Try Something New

Resolutions can be made at any age. Seniors who may feel that they are past the point in life where trying something new or setting goals is relevant to them can reconsider, as it’s never too late in life to have aspirations big or small. The golden years may be different from any other ...