NMEW | Mon, Sep 10, 2018 @ 04:11 PM

It’s National Medicare Education Week: Get Ready for Medicare Annual Enrollment with These Online Resources

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Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period is almost here — the time (Oct. 15 to Dec. 7) when people can make changes to their Medicare coverage for the year ahead.

NMEW | Thu, Aug 16, 2018 @ 03:34 PM

Get to Know Medicare during National Medicare Education Week

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

National Medicare Education Week (Sept. 15-21) is dedicated to helping people learn about Medicare. It has one goal — to help empower you to make informed Medicare decisions.

Health & Wellness, Meditation 101 | Tue, Jul 24, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

How Meditation Changes Your Brain for the Better

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Scientists long believed that the human brain was finished with growth and development after twenty-five or thirty years of age. It seemed to be all downhill from there as the years took their toll. But it’s now thought that this decline may not be inevitable.

Map of states where cost plans are closing in the US
Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Jul 10, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

If You Have a Medicare Cost Plan, It Could Be Your Year to Shop

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Fall is Medicare plan shopping season. The Annual Enrollment Period starts on October 15 and runs through December 7.

Health & Wellness | Tue, Jun 26, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

5 Reasons Men Skip Doctor Visits, and Shouldn’t

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Men are 24 percent less likely than women to have visited a doctor within the past year, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The graphic below, created at Georgetown University, shows more shocking statistics. For example:

Woman receiving her new Medicare card in the mail
Medicare Tips & Resources | Thu, Jun 14, 2018 @ 11:43 AM

Your New Medicare Card is On the Way

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You are next in line to receive your new Medicare card. Medicare announced that cards are in the mail to you and others who live in your state. Each wave of mailings can take several weeks to complete, so keep an eye out for your card with patience.

Health & Wellness | Tue, Jun 12, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

3 Health Concerns Top the List for Older Men

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Scan your doctor’s brochure rack or search “men’s health” on the internet. You will likely see common topics, such as heart disease and prostate cancer. These are important things to know about. But do they address your main health concerns?

Woman sitting on beach
Health & Wellness | Tue, May 29, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

3 Surprising Facts About Arthritis

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

About 50 million Americans have arthritis. If you are one of them or know someone who is, then you know how painful it can be. But there’s more to arthritis than you may know.

Couple reading medicare enrollment pamphlets
Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, May 22, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

7 Inside Tips to Help You Make a Smooth Move to Medicare

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

How many times have you heard that Medicare is “complicated” or “confusing”? It’s enough to make anyone dread dealing with it, right?

Health & Wellness | Tue, May 15, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Women’s Health: 5 Tips for Preventing 3 Top Diseases

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Some diseases don’t fight fair. Why do we say that? Well, some diseases affect women at a higher rate than men. Take, for example, these three: