Friday, September 22, 2017

New Car Safety Features Enable Seniors To Stay On The Road

Although automotive manufacturers have been improving the safety of their vehicles for decades, advances in the past five years have dramatically increased vehicle safety levels. Hundreds of options are available that target a senior’s specific needs but unfortunately, most seniors don’t own a vehicle that’s equipped with them. Automotive safety features are, in part, responsible…

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Monday, September 18, 2017

What are Medicare Supplement Guaranteed Issue Rights?

Medicare Supplement guaranteed issue rights mean that insurance companies can’t turn you down for a Medicare Supplement, or Medigap, policy. Insurers must cover your pre-existing health conditions and cannot charge you extra because of them.
It’s important to know when you have guaranteed issue rights because if you apply for a Medigap policy and you do not have these rights, your application may go through the medical underwriting process. You may pay a higher premium or be turned down altogether because of your health. This leaves you vulnerable just when you need coverage the most.

Friday, September 15, 2017

The Reason Behind National Grandparents Day

Familial love knows no bounds. It doesn’t have to be restricted to generations, as National Grandparents Day. This holiday, held annually on the Sunday after Labor Day, allows us to show appreciation for our grandparents and all they do for us. The Founder The holiday was started by Marian Lucille Herndon McQuade, from West Virginia.…

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Friday, September 1, 2017

Activities to Enjoy With Elderly Loved Ones on Labor Day

Labor Day festivities mark the unofficial end of summer, but the parades, fireworks, and last games of volleyball at the beach may seem geared to a younger crowd. For those with a loved one who is past the blaze of youth, celebrating Labor Day takes on a different flavor. These five activities to enjoy with…

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Types of Medicare Enrollment Periods

If you want to sign up for Medicare or change the coverage you currently have, you must do it during one of the Medicare Enrollment Periods. Enrollment periods fall into two categories: open enrollment, available to anyone who is eligible for Medicare; and special enrollment periods based on your circumstances.
Medicare enrollment periods can be confusing because there are different enrollment periods with different dates for different purposes. Here’s a glossary of terms to help you understand enrollment periods, when they happen, and who they apply to.

Friday, August 25, 2017

Top Retirement Spots that May Surprise You

Retirement is a good thing since it is wonderful to finally hang your boots and move to some serene environment away from the hustle and bustles of life. What many do not know is that there are wonderful retirement spots out there. Before you learn about some of the most amazing spots, you should begin…

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Friday, August 18, 2017

How Seniors 90+ Years Old are Becoming Entrepreneurs

Today’s modern senior is breaking all of the rules when it comes to what they want to do in their “Golden Years.” The term startup was once synonymous with 20 and 30-somethings. Now it isn’t uncommon to see older people in their 60’s and older have startups of their own. Some seniors also work for…

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