Finances

If you’ve fallen into the so-called “Medicare Donut Hole”, you should have received a $250 rebate check by now. If you haven’t, call the number associated with your Medicare Advantage Plan or Medicare Part D plan. As a last resort, you may also phone 1-800-Medicare. Also, you should be getting a 50% discount on your…

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In researching how changes in the current health care law affect seniors, I have found some info about the Medicare “donut hole”–referring to Medicare’s drug coverage gap that some people fall into. It appears that if the current Affordable Healthcare Law stands, the so-called Donut Hole is to be gradually phased out, disappearing entirely after…

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Seems like business are more eager to market to senior citizens, but it’s getting difficult to find affordable services. Assisted Living or CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Communities) can start at $2000/month, and while some housekeeping and some meals are usually included, other home help is an extra charge on top of that. I have noticed today that the Orlando Housing…

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