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Five Practical Tips for Living (and Thriving!) on a Fixed Income

Five Practical Tips for Living (and Thriving!) on a Fixed Income

Living in retirement is certainly an adjustment. It can take time to get into a new routine of managing housing,...
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Five Tips to Prepare for Medicare AEP

Five Tips to Prepare for Medicare AEP

This year’s Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) is just around the corner. The dates for Medicare AEP are October 15th...
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How to Create and Use Your Medicare.gov Account

How to Create and Use Your Medicare.gov Account

If you’re enrolled in Medicare, you need to create a personal Medicare.gov account. It’s the easiest way to manage all...
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The Best Way for Seniors to Stay Fit? Water Aerobics!

The Best Way for Seniors to Stay Fit? Water Aerobics!

We all know how important it is to stay active no matter what age you are. For seniors especially, regular...
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Top Senior Concerns According to ChatGPT

Top Senior Concerns According to ChatGPT

With all the hype about artificial intelligence (AI) and ChatGPT, I figured I'd give it a try. I asked ChatGPT,...
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Does Medicare Cover the Shingles Vaccine? Yes!

Does Medicare Cover the Shingles Vaccine? Yes!

What is Shingles? Most people over the age of 50 know about Shingles, because they’ve heard about how awful it...
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How Physical Therapy can be Key to Maintaining Your Independence as you Age

How Physical Therapy can be Key to Maintaining Your Independence as you Age

Get to know today’s guest author from At Home Telehealth PT! My name is Hayley Belveal and I’m a mobile...
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Shaping the Future of Medicare: Advocating for Change

Shaping the Future of Medicare: Advocating for Change

I’ve always walked to the beat of my own drum. I didn’t outwardly challenge the status quo, but quietly questioned...
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Medicaid and Medicare: Can You Have Both?

Medicaid and Medicare: Can You Have Both?

We would like to thank Vanessa Lazar, Certified Medicaid Planner and owner of Texas Medicaid Experts, for contributing her knowledge...
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8 Reasons to Retire in Austin, Texas

8 Reasons to Retire in Austin, Texas

Deciding where you’ll retire is a big, yet exciting, decision. Florida? Arizona? Whatever your requirements are, Austin should be added...
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A Guide to Reverse Mortgages in Retirement: Is it Right for You?

A Guide to Reverse Mortgages in Retirement: Is it Right for You?

We would like to express our gratitude to Brian McRae, Retirement Mortgage Specialist of Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, for lending...
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A Guide for HR Managers: Everything You Need to Know for Medicare-Eligible Employees

A Guide for HR Managers: Everything You Need to Know for Medicare-Eligible Employees

Medicare is complicated. There are so many confusing messages out there about Medicare plans and programs, and even more confusing...
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The Best Places to Play Pickleball in Austin, TX

The Best Places to Play Pickleball in Austin, TX

Pickleball is a fast-growing sport that’s not only sweeping the nation but also our own city right here in Austin,...
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Senior Transportation: Is it Time to Stop Driving?

Senior Transportation: Is it Time to Stop Driving?

A special thank you to Sherrie Rose of Senior Access TX for contributing her expertise and knowledge to provide this...
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On Medicare and Need Speech Therapy after a Stroke? Try Telepractice!

On Medicare and Need Speech Therapy after a Stroke? Try Telepractice!

A special thank you to Genevieve Richardson of LIFE Speech Pathology for providing her expertise for this guest post. Strokes...
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Does Medicare Cover Cochlear Implants?

Does Medicare Cover Cochlear Implants?

Medicare participants often have questions regarding vision, dental, and hearing services, and what is covered on their Medicare plan. But...
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What is a Living Will and Why It’s so Important to Create One

What is a Living Will and Why It’s so Important to Create One

I’ve witnessed so many times the importance of a living will. Life just is not guaranteed, and you can never...
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Rising Healthcare Costs: Medicare Costs vs. Private Insurance

Rising Healthcare Costs: Medicare Costs vs. Private Insurance

Healthcare coverage in the United States is expensive. In some form or fashion, almost everyone has felt the impact of...
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How to Find Senior Care: Use a Senior Placement Advisor

How to Find Senior Care: Use a Senior Placement Advisor

A special thank you for this guest post from senior care specialist, Anna McMaster. A particularly difficult part of getting...
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Are you Paying Too Much in Medicare Premiums?

Are you Paying Too Much in Medicare Premiums?

Healthcare costs. Premiums. Deductibles. Prescription drugs. It all adds up! How much is Medicare? How much money do I need...
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