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HEALTH

Guide To Annual Enrollment

While you may be overwhelmed with the amount of information out there on AEP, here’s a guide to help you prepare for enrolling in coverage during the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period 2023. 

CONDITIONS

6 Fast Facts About Type 2 Diabetes

If you haven’t been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, chances are you probably know someone who has. That’s because older adults are at increased risk of diseases that impact their ability to regulate their blood sugar as they age. For some, it’s a matter of genetics. For others, it’s triggered by lifestyle and diet choices. But those who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, also known as adult-onset diabetes, can continue to live active, healthy lives if they make the right changes.

LIVING

Want To Make Aging Easier In Your Community? Here’s How.

Do you know how towns are becoming more age friendly? This video from the Berkshires in Massachusetts can give you ideas as how to kick start your community’s age friendly initiatives.

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Guess Who’s Fighting Ageism Now? Madonna

The Boston Globe has a great write-up on the newest warrior in the fight against workplace discrimination and ageism: Madonna.

SOCIAL SECURITY

Social Security Filing Strategies for Married Couples

If you are married and ready to retire, you’ll need to consider the strategy you use to file for Social Security benefits carefully. The age at which both you and your spouse begin collecting benefits will affect not just the amount you receive as a couple today, but the amount of money available to the surviving spouse.

MEDICARE

Medicare Enrollment While Still Working? Here’s How It’s Done

More older Americans are working after age 65 than ever before. Some do it for financial reasons. The added income helps defray health care and other living expenses. Others do it for social and intellectual benefits. Regardless of why you may decide to continue working past age 65, you can receive Medicare benefits while you’re still working. Here’s how Medicare works when you’re not retired.

LIVING

Aging Insights TV: Age Friendly Communities

In this episode of Aging Insights TV, which comes to us from New Jersey, we learn about how organizers in two states-- New Jersey and Arizona-- are making their states more age friendly.   Prepare to be enticed into jumping on the bandwagon :)

JOBS

What Really Motivates Individuals Age 50+ to Work?

Study reveals employers and employees are out of sync.

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