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Medicare Tips & Resources, NMEW | Thu, Sep 21, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

The Most Accessible Medicare Resource You May be Overlooking

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Top Tips on Medicare Explained by People Who Live It Every Day

Most of us could use a little guidance when learning about Medicare and our coverage options. This is especially true as Medicare Open Enrollment gets closer, when we have the opportunity to change our coverage choices for the following year. Open Enrollment runs from October 15 to December 7.

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Medicare Tips & Resources, NMEW | Tue, Sep 19, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Family Caregivers are Frontline Medicare Advocates

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

By John Schall, CEO, Caregiver Action Network

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Medicare Tips & Resources, NMEW | Thu, Sep 14, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Need Help Navigating Medicare? Here Are Some Ideas

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Top Tips on Medicare Explained by People Who Live It Every Day

Medicare Open Enrollment is coming up. It starts on October 15 and runs through December 7. This is the time when you can change your Medicare coverage choices for the following year, if you choose to.

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Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Sep 12, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare Scams: How to Spot Them and How to Stop Them

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Mr. Jones didn’t think he would ever contribute to Medicare fraud. Then, he answered his phone one afternoon and spoke with a nice young woman.

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Health & Wellness | Tue, Sep 05, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

What to Feed Your Brain

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Your brain needs food, and not just the intellectual kind like brain games to keep you sharp. Your brain functions best when it gets the proper nutrition, just like the rest of your body does.

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Medicare Tips & Resources, NMEW | Tue, Aug 29, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

National Medicare Education Week is Sept. 15-21

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Aug 22, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

4 Questions to Ask Before Making the Move to a Retirement Community

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

by Colin Milner, CEO, International Council on Active Aging

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Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Aug 15, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare Part B May Not Cover a Hearing Aid, But Part C Might

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

One question many Medicare beneficiaries ask is, “Will Medicare pay for my hearing aid?” The short answer is “No.” Original Medicare does not cover routine hearing exams, hearing aids or hearing aid fittings. Medicare Part B (medical insurance) does cover diagnostic hearing and balance exams if your doctor or other health care provider orders these tests to see if you need medical treatment for a recent injury or illness, such as vertigo or other balance problems.

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Caregiver Information, Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Aug 08, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

How to Stay in Your Home as You Get Older

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

There’s no place like home, especially as we get older. Some 87 percent of people over the age of 65 want to remain in their own homes and communities as they age, according to AARP.1

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Caregiver Information | Tue, Aug 01, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Tips and Resources for New Caregivers

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Are you a caregiver to a loved one? If you are, you are one of over 65 million caregivers that care for an adult child, parent or older family member. Caregiving can be a tough job. It can be rewarding, too.