Archive for July, 2013

Personal Benefits of Medicare Supplemental Plans

If you are on Medicare, you may or may not have additional health insurance. Your first thought is always what you will do when prescription drug costs increase, your treatment plans change, or when hospitalization or long-term care becomes a reality. Medicare covers some of this, but not all. Major medical coverage may not be …

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Long Term Care Premiums

With the price of long term care going up, there are many people who have questions and concerns about how the premiums are handled. Being able to understand premiums now can be a good way to help you plan for the costs and understand how long you will have to pay those premiums. For some …

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Former School Turned Into Senior Housing

Ryker Reserve held its grand opening to the public on Friday. The $9.4 million affordable living complex for senior citizens converted the former Keystone School on Laverne Avenue into 20 homes and built a separate two story 45 unit residence building. The goal is to provide maintenance free living and senior related services to the …

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Elder Abuse Prevention

Despite the amount of hesitation to talk about elder abuse, it is a growing problem that is plaguing older Americans and is getting more attention in Washington on dual fronts, such as causes and prevention. Financial abuse amounts to $2.9 billion annually according to the Metlife Mature Market Institute, with other forms of fraud and …

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