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2022 Changes to Medicare

Q. I understand that Medicare’s Open Enrollment began last week and will go until early December. Before I make any decisions. I was wondering if you could tell me about any changes to Medicare that are going to occur in 2022. … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: What’s the Deal with the Donut Hole in 2022?

Dear Angel, This year, the 2022 Medicare and You handbook didn’t include all the information regarding the Medicare Part D deductibles and the “Donut Hole.” What am I missing? Thanks for your help! Missy … [Read more...]

What Can You Learn from 3,000 Years of Collective Life Experience?

Emmy Cleaves, 86, is a yoga teacher who discovered Bikram Yoga after suffering a brain hemorrhage at age 35. Emmy continues to teach at a studio, inspiring students of all ages to heal their bodies and improve their lives with … [Read more...]

Navigating Medicare? We Can Help!

Medicare Open Enrollment started this past Friday, October 15, and goes until December 7, 2021. Whether you're turning 65 or renewing your plan, we can now help you with the cumbersome and challenging Medicare process and Open … [Read more...]

Medicaid-Covered Home Health Care in Maryland — Reality or Illusion?

Q. For years, my Aunt Linda, 80, who lives in Rockville, Maryland, has had trouble walking or standing for long periods and trouble getting in and out of her favorite chair. She also needs help dressing and bathing, and she has … [Read more...]

AARP’s Health Benefits Navigator: A New Tool for Veterans and Caregivers

Dear Oakley, My father is a veteran and I am his caregiver. All of the benefit options seem really confusing.  Is there an easy place to review and obtain all the available healthcare benefits without all the confusion and … [Read more...]

Compassionate Deception: Is Therapeutic Fibbing Okay to Do When a Loved One Has Dementia?

People living with dementia commonly experience different realities and beliefs from those around them. Barton Bernstein, an emeritus professor of history at Stanford University, has experienced this first hand with his … [Read more...]