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Medicare

Medicare Open Enrollment Is Complicated: Here’s How to Get Good Advice

If you’ve been watching TV lately, you may have seen actor Danny Glover or Joe Namath, the 77-year-old NFL legend, urging you to call an 800 number to get fabulous extra benefits from Medicare.

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When Army veteran Eugene Milligan fell off a charity’s rolls for home-delivered Meals on Wheels because of a long stay in the hospital last winter, he had to rely on others such as his son, a local church and a generous off-duty nurse to bring him food. (Andrea Morales for Kaiser Health News)

How America Fails To Deliver Meals To Its Aging

Army veteran Eugene Milligan is 75 years old and blind. He uses a wheelchair since losing half his right leg to diabetes and gets dialysis for kidney failure.

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Family

COVID Makes It Tough For Grandparents To See Family

It had been more than 10 months since we’d seen our younger son Andrew and his family in person, an unusually long time for us. So why did pondering whether to visit now seem like such a life or death decision?

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Open Enrollment

How To Save Money During Medicare Open Enrollment

By using the open enrollment period to evaluate your existing coverage and learn about all your options, you may be able to save significantly on your health care costs next year.

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Roth 401k, retirement

Sudden Retirement? Here’s What To Do Next

The pandemic seems to be driving a surge of early retirements as businesses close or downsize and older people weigh the health risks of continuing to work.

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Positive

Positive Outlook Predicts Less Memory Decline

We may wish some memories could last a lifetime, but many physical and emotional factors can negatively impact our ability to retain information throughout life.

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