| Thu, Apr 24, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

The Top Medicare Blog Posts of 2014 (So Far)

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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Here at Medicare Made Clear, we produce blog posts on topics we hope are informative, thought-provoking and sometimes, just plain entertaining. Now that we’re almost a third way through 2014, let’s take a look back on our most popular blog posts of the year, as measured by the highest number of page views.

If you missed any of these the first time around, consider taking a second look to see what others in the Medicare Made Clear community are reading about.

What Will Medicare Cost in 2014?

We kicked off the year by taking a look at what happened to your Medicare costs between 2013 and 2014. Find out how your Part A and B premiums, deductibles and other costs changed—or, sometimes, didn’t change.

Mind Over Fatter: A New Approach to Weight Loss

In this blog post, we explore a new way of thinking about healthy eating and weight loss. Instead of strict dieting in which food becomes an enemy, those seeking to eat healthier are advised to eat more “mindfully.” Intrigued? Take a closer look.

Dental Coverage and Medicare

Except for a few exceptions, Medicare doesn’t pay for routine dental care. So what can you do to take care of your teeth? This blog post reviews your options, from Medicare Advantage plans to possible low-cost sources of dental care in your community.

Research on Prevention: Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease can be terrifying because we don’t fully understand what causes it, and we still have no cure. However, there is a lot a research being done on Alzheimer’s and other memory diseases. The good news is that there are things you can do to help protect your brain as you age. Take a look at this roundup of recent findings in preventing Alzheimer’s disease.

How to Prepare For Your Medicare Wellness Visit

Original Medicare and all Medicare Advantage plans cover your annual wellness visit. So if you haven’t gotten in to meet with your doctor to make your yearly plan to help protect your health, get an overview and learn some helpful hints before making that appointment.

Want to be able to access every last Medicare Made Clear Blog post written? Just go to the blog’s main page, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the View All Posts button. The articles are listed in the order they were published, starting with most recent and going backwards in time.

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Resources:

MedicareMadeClear.com: Explore the rest of the Medicare Made Clear website to learn more about Medicare.

Medicare & You: The U.S. government’s official Medicare handbook, available online.

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