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8 Awesome Things About Thanksgiving!

I admit it. I’m simple. That’s why Thanksgiving appeals to me. Yes, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and the Fourth of July all have their perks, but there’s something unassuming and lovely about Thanksgiving.

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5 Mistakes You’re Making With Medicare Open Enrollment

Millions of retirees are in the thick of Medicare open enrollment, which runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, but many find the process challenging.

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How To Help Care For Someone With Alzheimer’s Or Dementia

More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to increase to nearly 14 million by 2050. Aside from the disease’s burden to the patient, it also impacts family caregivers.

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Medicare Advantage: A Massive Policy Toothache

I can always tell when its Medicare Open Enrollment, that 53-day period from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. My mailbox fills up with fliers, over-sized postcards and letters inviting me to join a Medicare Advantage plan.

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Open Enrollment For Marketplace Health Plans: What You Need to Know

It’s fall again, meaning shorter days, cooler temperatures, and open enrollment for Affordable Care Act marketplace insurance, sign-ups begin this week for coverage that starts Jan. 1, 2023.

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Save Seeds Now For Next Year’s Garden Flowers

If you love the flowers in your garden but don’t love the idea of spending money on new ones, why not save their seeds to plant next year?

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