Learn the Basics of Medicare | Medicare Basics

Questions about Medicare? Find the answers to your Medicare questions with our Medicare Basics series. How much does Medicare cost? When do I sign up? What is Medicare Advantage? What's the difference between that and a Medicare Supplement? We've got the answers to these questions and more!

What Does Medicare Cost? | Medicare Basics

Wondering what you’ll pay once you’re on Medicare? What about the costs of a Medicare Supplement or Medicare Advantage plan? Discover the differences in costs between Original Medicare, Medigap, and Medicare Advantage plans so you can make the most informed decision about your coverage!

Medicare Costs and Coverage for Medical Emergency Services

When you’re in a medical emergency, the last thing you want to worry about is the costs. Knowing the Medicare costs and coverage of medical emergency services can save you stress and money should the worst happen.

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Why Daylight Saving Time Isn’t Helpful

Daylight Saving Time has been an established tradition for decades, but now, we’re wondering if it’s worth keeping Daylight Saving Time at all. The evidence is surprisingly one-sided.

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Does Medicare Cover Telehealth Services?

As technology continues to revolutionize the way professionals provide health care, the ability to bring these services into the home and isolated areas grows. Telehealth is game-changing for both patients and doctors.

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The Magic of Music for Seniors

Music can be a great comfort to anyone. But for seniors, a special playlist may have a larger impact on their life.

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Does Medicare Cover Mental Health?

Millions of seniors worldwide suffer from mental health disorders, and treatments can get expensive. Does Medicare cover mental health treatments?

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The Medicare Ombudsman: Your Advocate in Medicare

A Medicare ombudsman can help answer questions you have about your coverage and solve complaints you may have. Here’s how.

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Is Medicare the Only Health Insurance I Need?

In many situations, your Medicare plan has you covered at the best of times and the worst of times. But, it may be worth looking into these extra insurance plans.

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What's the Difference Between Medicare Supplements & Medicare Advantage? | Medicare Basics

Both Medicare Supplements (Medigap) and Medicare Advantage provide supplemental coverage. But which should you choose? Discover the differences in coverage between Medigap and Medicare Advantage.

What the Medicare Star Rating Means for You

If you’re searching for a new Medicare Advantage or prescription drug plan, the Medicare Star Rating can narrow your search. It’s a helpful tool that can make comparing a breeze!

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How Medicare Benefit Periods Work

Medicare covers many of the costs associated with inpatient care facilities up to a certain point. Understanding benefit periods is important to knowing your coverage.

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Just like you, your health is one of a kind. What works for one person may not for another, so the information in these articles should not take the place of an expert opinion. Before making significant lifestyle or diet changes, please consult your primary care physician or nutritionist. Your doctor will know your own health best.

Medicareful Living: For a Healthy, Full Life

Medicareful Living focuses on not just managing your health, but improving your life. This is possible when you find the right Medicare option for you and your family.