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The New Plan Year Starts January 1

The New Plan Year Starts January 1

The new plan year begins for Medicare on January 1. We have some suggestions for you as you start the year so that you will be aware of any changes you may want to make in the 2020 Open Enrollment period that begins next November. 1. Keep a running list of what you...
November is Diabetes Month

November is Diabetes Month

November is Diabetes Month! November marks National Diabetes Month. Diabetes is a tough diagnosis. Whether someone learns of their disease as a child or whether symptoms begin later in life it is a diagnosis that will require rapid changes in the patient and often the...
It’s Smoke Out Time!

It’s Smoke Out Time!

Great American Smokeout! The third Thursday of every November is the Great American Smokeout sponsored by the American Cancer Society. On Nov. 21, 2019, the challenge for all smokers (including Vapers) to spend a day smoke free. Just 24 hours. This year there are...
Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

We recognize Mental Health Awareness week October 6-12 by taking some time to learn the symptoms and how to help people we love get the help that they need. For most of us it seems routine to greet people with a friendly, “Hi. How are you doing?” And the socially...
October Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Knowing the Symptoms Saves Lives! 12% of all new cancers, and 25% of all new cancers in women are breast cancer. As we enter October Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it is a good time to remind ourselves that men get breast cancer also. And it is the perfect time to...
Protect Yourself From Unexpected Costs

Protect Yourself From Unexpected Costs

It’s no secret that most of us have seen our share of healthcare costs rise since 2010. It isn’t your imagination. Deductibles are rising and so are uncovered or excluded services that may be necessary for you or your family. In fact, 50% of us are seeing...