Archive for February, 2012

Prescription Drugs, age 65 and Medicare Part D

At age 65, many people find themselves using prescription drugs to maintain their health and well being.  But, as we approach 65 and become eligible for medicare, our resources and methods of paying for prescription drugs change.  Here are some common questions about Medicare Part D, as well as information about medicare supplemental insurance.  Do you need medicare explained?

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How will my Rx coverage change when I turn 65?

Heart Attack Brought to Women by Elizabeth Banks

February is the month that the American Heart Association challenges us to take better care of our hearts and wear red to remind each other that heart disease is the number one killer of women, killing more women than all forms of cancer combined.  Elizabeth Banks manages to inject humor into a very serious subject, and teaches us all the signs of a heart attack. 

Medicare Explained

If you are over the age of 64, or if you know someone approaching 65, you are probably considering options for health care coverage and have many questions about Social Security, Medicare, prescriptions and everything else as well as how it all coordinates together.  Click here for other quick tips on picking an individual health insurance plan.

What is medicare, who is eligible, and when are they eligible?

Medicare is health insurance for people age 65 or older, under 65 with certain disabilities or any age with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure).

Is Medicare the same as Social Security?

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