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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

New Federal Law Puts Focus on Preventing Elder Abuse


A new federal law is designed to address the growing problem of elder abuse. The law supports efforts to better understand, prevent, and combat both financial and physical elder abuse.

The prevalence of elder abuse is hard to calculate because it is underreported, but according to the National Council on Aging, approximately 1 in 10 Americans age 60 or older have experienced some form of elder abuse.
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Friday, April 6, 2018

Community Health Network Speaking Series on Power of Attorneys


Partner, Anna Howard, in conjunction with Community Health Network will be giving a series of lectures regarding Power of Attorneys and Healthcare Power of Attorney Declarations at the following locations throughout the month of May:

  • May 10th at 3:00 p.m. at the Community South Education Center located at 1402 County Line Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46227.

     

  • May 17th at 3:00 p.m.

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Friday, April 6, 2018

New Medicare Cards to Be Issued


The federal government is issuing new Medicare cards to all Medicare beneficiaries. To prevent fraud and fight identity theft, the new cards will no longer have beneficiaries' Social Security numbers on them.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is replacing each beneficiary's Social Security number with a unique identification number, called a Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI). Each MBI will consist of a combination of 11 randomly generated numbers and upper case letters. The characters are "non-intelligent," which means they don't have any hidden or special meaning.
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Monday, February 26, 2018

American Heart Month


            February is American Heart Month.  As we all know the heart is special because the blood provides your body with the oxygen and nutrients it needs.  Our doctors encourage us to maintain a healthy heart through diet and exercise.  How do we maintain a healthy heart?  Here are several tips to help you keep a health heart:

  • Blood Pressure – By monitoring your blood pressure you can ensure that you keep it within a normal range.  High blood pressure is often referred to as the silent killer.
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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

August Posting of Upcoming Events

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

What to Know About Medicare and Vision Coverage

August is Nation Eye Exam Month

Does Medicare cover routine eye exams?  What about a medical emergency? 

Medicare Part A is hospital insurance and will cover vision care only when the vision condition is considered a medical problem such as an emergency or traumatic injury when you are admitted to the hospital.  Medicare Part A does not cover routine vision exams, therefore 100% of the cost is on you or your supplemental vision coverage policy.


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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Leaving Your Legacy

August is What Will Be Your Legacy Month.  A legacy is a gift, especially of money or other personal property.  As we go through life we tend to pass down items from generation to generation, leaving heirlooms from past generations and creating new heirlooms with our own possessions.  Many people also leave charitable legacies through donations of personal items, money, or even their bodies.  Often times people want to leave something specific to that loved one or charity and are unsure what vehicle to use to ensure that their wishes are fulfilled.


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Friday, September 30, 2016

Welcome

Welcome to our new website and blog.Please check back regularly for updates and new information!


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