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Downsizing in retirement

Downsizing Tips for Retirees

As you approach retirement, you might be interested in downsizing. Let’s take a look at the benefits, what it means for you and your family, and some tips to help you get started. What is downsizing? Typically, downsizing means selling your large family home in order to move to a smaller one. For example, you…

Does Medicare cover prescriptions?

Does Medicare cover prescriptions?

Prescription drugs are an integral part of health care. If you don’t have insurance coverage for them, they can also end up being the most expensive. If you’re on Medicare, you might be wondering how your prescriptions are covered by the plan. This guide will walk you through which prescriptions are covered by which parts…

Is Medicare mandatory?

Is Medicare mandatory?

If you’re in your early 60s, you’re probably starting to hear a lot about signing up for Medicare. You might be wondering if Medicare is required, and you might have questions about your options. This guide will help you understand if Medicare is required for you. We’ll cover situations where it is strictly required and…

Medicare Dental

Does Medicare cover dental?

Medicare insurance plans can be confusing, especially if you’re trying to figure out what’s covered. Unfortunately, Original Medicare does not include dental coverage. However, there are some auxiliary Medicare coverage options for dental. Knowing the options available in your area will help you make informed decisions about your health care and budget. Original Medicare Original…

ANOC

Understanding the ANOC (Annual Notice of Change)

Each year in September, anyone enrolled in a Medicare Advantage (Part C) or Prescription Drug (Part D) plan receives an Annual Notice of Change (ANOC) in the mail. While you may be tempted to toss it with your other junk mail, this is an important piece of information you should review. The ANOC is sent…

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