Are you Ready for Retirement?

There are a lot of articles that deal specifically on how to financially prepare for retirement — this is not one of those articles. After speaking to many retirees who come into… Read More

Top Heart Healthy Diets, Pt 2

As mentioned in our last post, at the end of January, US News and World ┬áReport gave its annual ranking of the best heart healthy (as well as other top diets, such… Read More

Top Heart Healthy Diets, Pt 1

As the onslaught of diet ads on television have emphatically reminded us, this is the time of year when many of us have made a determination to do something about weight gain…. Read More

Mentally Challenging Activities good for the Brain

A new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reveals that taking part in mentally challenging activities can help protect the brain against new onset mild cognitive impairment…. Read More

Per CMS, Some Medicare Recipients May be Overinsured

According to a recent article in the Washington Post the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is reminding┬ánewly eligible Medicare beneficiaries to cancel their Marketplace Coverage before Medicare begins. Failing to… Read More

EpiPen Costs Affecting Seniors

Most of us have heard about the hype surrounding the astronomical increase in EpiPen devices over the course of several years; according to the Kaiser Foundation, prices from 2007-2016 increased from $94… Read More

Medicare Costs Could Rise for Some

Although Medicare premiums for 2017 won’t be officially announced until Oct 1, sources are speculating that Part B premiums will dramatically increase (up to 22%) for some in the year 2017. This… Read More