Dodging The Medicare Enrollment Deadline Can Be Costly

08 December 2023

Angela M. Du Bois, a retired software tester in Durham, North Carolina, wasn’t looking to replace her UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plan.

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Joy Takes The Holidays Off For Some Older People

07 December 2023

The holidays can be the best of times or the worst of times. High-energy celebrations, the emphasis on good tidings of joy, and reunions with families and friends can bring happiness and comfort, but they can have the opposite effect on people feeling isolated and alone, especially older adults.

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Desperate Families Search For Affordable Home Care

06 December 2023

It’s a good day when Frank Lee, a retired chef, can slip out to the hardware store, fairly confident that his wife, Robin, is in the hands of reliable help.

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5 Tips For Emotionally Healthy Holiday Gatherings

05 December 2023

The last few weeks of the year are supposed to be filled with happiness: playing games and laughing with relatives from out of town, baking cookies with parents and siblings, picking out thoughtful gifts and watching smiles erupt as loved ones open them.

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Uncle Sam Wants You … to Help Stop Insurers’ Bogus Medicare Advantage Sales Tactics

04 December 2023

After an unprecedented crackdown on misleading advertising claims by insurers selling private Medicare Advantage and drug plans, the Biden administration hopes to unleash a special weapon to make sure companies follow the new rules: you.

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The Kitchen Is Where Holiday Memories Are Often Made

01 December 2023

As the holidays approach, there’s one room in the home where the tantalizing aromas of good food and the chatter of good folk converge: the kitchen.

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