Seniors & Health Care Reform

With the recent news that the Supreme Court will hear arguments on The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, we thought it would be a good time to review exactly what benefits and changes the bill will provide for our seniors.  Certainly the bill has been a hot button for political activity since it passed [...]

By | November 22nd, 2011|Health Reform, Long-term Care, Medicare|0 Comments

Medicare Official Outlines Changes as Annual Open Enrollment Begins

By Laarni Bulchand, BSN Hopefully you know by now, but as of October 15, Medicare has begun open enrollment for beneficiaries to assess their benefits and change their coverage to suit their needs until December 7. Ms. Deborah Shelton, in an article for the Chicago Tribune interviews Medicare Chief Jonathan Blum, who addresses that there [...]

By | November 17th, 2011|Medicare|0 Comments

How Medicare Fails the Elderly

Ms. Jane Gross wrote an excellent article for the New York Times on October 15th. Ms. Gross hits on some very real and concerning topics dealing with Medicare today. There are many uninformed consumers that don't understand how Medicare works and that it will not pay for most of your long term needs. Ms. Gross [...]

By | November 8th, 2011|Medicare|0 Comments