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Yes, You Can Use A Reverse Mortgage For Medicare Surcharges

Medicare Advantage

A newly introduced Medicare income scale can make it more expensive to pay for Parts B and D when they go into effect in 2018. But newer reports, such as this one from Investment News, as are saying that it may make sense to use a reverse mortgage for Medicare ...

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Before You Buy, Read These Medicare Supplement Tips First

Medicare Supplement Tip

Medicare can already be confusing enough of a topic. Then there is Medicare supplemental insurance… you know, to help you augment the other costs that Medicare may not cover, dependent upon the plan that you’ve chosen. Basically, this ups the confusion level to times two. As if you needed to ...

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3 Medicare Enrollment Tips You Need To know

medicare-enrollment-tips

Medicare can be a confusing healthcare benefit to understand. Unless you are already experienced in this industry, you will likely have a few questions that you need to have answered before choosing your plan. Take a quick look at these easy-to-understand Medicare enrollment tips. And don’t forget, you should always ...

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President Obama’s 2016 Budget Proposals Called “Mixed Bag” For Older Americans

2016 Budget

Alliance For Retired Americans is more than a bit worried about President Obama’s 2016 budget. With Republicans in charge of Congress, should you be? Groups representing retirees called President Obama’s 2016 budget proposal a “mixed bag” but fear now that the House and Senate are both under Republican control they ...

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Long-Term Care A Bigger Probability Than Many Believe, New Study Shows

Long term care costs

Long-term care research also reveals that the fear of spending time in nursing homes is overblown. There are good news and bad news about long-term care. The fear of a lot of Americans spending an elongated period of time in nursing homes when they’re older has been overstated new research ...

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Alzheimer’s And Dementia Care Costs Are “Staggering,” According To New Report

Living Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s costs are out of control according to new report from Caring.com Alzheimer’s and dementia has a high cost, not only to the person suffering from it, but also to the family who must pay for it. A report from Caring.com shows that 42 percent of families spend more than ...

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Lung Cancer Screenings, Newly Approved By Medicare, Will Certainly Save Lives

Screening for lung cancer

Lung cancer screenings will save lives, thanks to a significant federal change just approved. Baby boomers will stand a better chance of overcoming the ravages of Hepatitis C and lung cancer under new rules announced by Medicare; Medicare says it plans to pay for yearly scans for current and former ...

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Medicare Open Enrollment Can Be Confusing: Know The Facts

Medicare Advantage

Medicare open enrollment is here and deciphering the information (and TV ads) can be confusing. Medicare open enrollment season is upon us. Now that the political campaigns are over, more people are noticing the influx of commercials for older Americans to supplement their healthcare coverage. The ads can be confusing ...

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