7 Tips To Managing Holiday Stress

Parties, shopping, cooking, cleaning, entertaining and unwelcome guests — from Christmas to New Years, the festivities present a dizzying array of demands. For many, the stress of the holidays results in fatigue, insomnia, illness, anxiety and depression, rather than peace and joy. Continue reading “7 Tips To Managing Holiday Stress” »

What You Need To Know About 2018 Medicare Part B Rates and IRMAA

If you have higher income, the law requires an adjustment to your monthly Medicare Part B (medical insurance) and Medicare prescription drug coverage premiums. Higher-income beneficiaries pay higher premiums for Part B and prescription drug coverage. This affects less than five percent of people with Medicare, so most people don’t pay a higher premium. Continue reading “What You Need To Know About 2018 Medicare Part B Rates and IRMAA” »

What You Need To Know About Medicare’s Annual Election Period and Open Enrollment Period

Most Medicare beneficiaries look forward to Medicare’s Annual Election Period and Open Enrollment Period. However, there are also some who might be new to Medicare and may need clarification on a few issues.  Continue reading “What You Need To Know About Medicare’s Annual Election Period and Open Enrollment Period” »