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Heat Stroke Signs and Tips for Prevention: Summer Safety for Seniors

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With summer temperatures comes higher risk of heat-related illnesses like heat stroke and heat exhaustion, especially for people 65 years old and older. Heat stroke is a condition where internal body temperature reaches above 104 degrees, with symptoms that can cause serious stress to your internal organs. What you may…

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Traveling Abroad With Medicare? What You Need To Know About Your Medigap Coverage

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Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, meaning United Medicare Advisors may earn a commission at no cost to you if you make a purchase through the links provided below Are you one of the millions of seniors planning an international adventure? If you have a Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) plan,…

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On A Budget? This Medicare Change Might Help You in 2025

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Key takeaways Some of the most significant changes to Medicare Part D began in 2024, including drug price negotiations and the elimination of the 5% coinsurance during the catastrophic coverage phase. However, in 2025, the out-of-pocket maximum for prescription drug plans will be capped at $2,000 and the Centers for…

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Medicare Part D Changes: What’s New For 2024 and 2025

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Key Takeaways Beginning in 2024, new Medicare Part D changes went into effect. The 5% coinsurance requirement for Part D beneficiaries in catastrophic coverage was removed; this essentially caps out-of-pocket spending at around $3,300 for 2024. In 2025, a new $2,000 out-of-pocket spending limit begins for Part D beneficiaries These…

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5 Things to Know About Final Expense Insurance

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When it comes to planning for the future, we often focus on major life events such as buying a house, getting married, or starting a family. However, it is equally important to consider the inevitable expenses associated with end-of-life arrangements. That’s where final expense insurance, also known as burial insurance…

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Stay Connected With Wi-Fi Calling

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Losing cell service can be frustrating, especially when we rely on our smartphones to stay connected. Often, losing cell service is not even due to your own fault, as there are sometimes nationwide outages based on providers. But fear not, there’s a solution that can keep you connected even without…

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The Senior Fitness Test: Building Power As We Age

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If you’ve ever wondered if difficulty rising from a couch or shortness of breath after a walk to the mailbox means you lack fitness, there’s a simple test – the Senior Fitness Test – that can tell you.  Many older adults are deficient in an important aspect of wellness experts…

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How To Build The Best Home Gym For Seniors

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If it’s true that investing in one’s health is money spent wisely, then a well-equipped home gym for seniors must be a smart investment and a great value. Regular exercise – at least 30 minutes a day, five days a week – confers multiple physical and mental benefits on older…

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10 Tips to Help You Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

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Making New Year’s Resolutions is as traditional as eggnog and watching the ball drop in Times Square, a time for new beginnings and setting positive goals. Studies show that only a small percentage of people (just eight percent) actually stick to their resolutions throughout the year. Even if you fall…

Understanding High-Deductible Medicare Supplement Plan Options

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Finding the right Medigap plan is a matter of comparison based on the benefits you need (and want), and what you can afford. In most cases, the main difference between plans of the same letter sold by different insurance companies is the cost. With an understanding of what’s available in…

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