Fall open enrollment for Medicare is right around the corner (October 15 - December 7). Changes are made yearly, so it’s a good idea to re-evaluate your current Medicare plan to make sure it still meets your needs. Below are resources to help you prepare for open enrollment. 

Untreated hearing loss can have far-reaching consequences. 

In fact, some effects of untreated hearing loss may even surprise you. 

Researchers have devoted enormous time and resources to the problem of noise inducing hearing loss (NIHL), how to prevent it and how to treat it. While damage that has already occurred is irreversible, there are ways to prevent NIHL. 

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants defines a beneficiary as the person or entity you name to receive the death benefits of a life insurance policy. Depending on which state you live in there are certain rules you must consider before naming your beneficiary(ies). Information on Indiana insurance laws can be found here.

Getting older means learning to grapple with the effects of aging. Unfortunately, hearing loss is a common one. Although you can’t avoid the inevitable aging process, you can protect your ears from further damage by following these rules.

If you haven’t cleaned out your medicine cabinet in quite a while now is the time to do it. According to the FDA, “expired medical products can be less effective or risky due to a change in chemical composition or decrease in potency.”

Here’s your action plan.

Is your vision becoming a bit hazy as you age? Trouble with night driving and needing a brighter light while reading are things many older people can relate to. The National Institute on Aging provides valuable information on common eye problems you may experience as you age and lists steps you can take to protect your eyesight. Below are five precautions.

It’s never too early to begin planning for your future. The suggested ages for getting long-term care insurance are in your 50s and 60s and about seven out of ten of us will need some form of assistance after the age of 65. A long-term care insurance plan aids those with chronic illnesses, disabilities and other conditions for an extended period of time.