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Aging on the Rio Grande

People living far from where the desert sun rises above the Rio Grande tend to think of the border in its most rigid terms — a concrete divide between two countries. However, living — and aging — in El Paso, TX, this couldn’t be further from the truth.

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How to Use Veterans Benefits with Medicare

If you are a veteran or family member of a veteran, you should know how Medicare works in conjunction with your existing veteran health coverage.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: Congressional Committees Preserve Aging Services Funding for 2019

Congressional appropriators have moved their FY19 bills quickly though the committee process, and there is good news for aging services programs in both bills.

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Did You Receive a Letter from Social Security? Here’s What You Need to Know

You open your mail to find a letter saying you may be able to get help paying for the costs of Medicare. It appears to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA), but is it for real? Here’s what you need to know.

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New Medicare Card Scams Hit Nationwide

Learn three key tips to avoid falling victim to scams that are occurring as the new Medicare cards start mailing out across the country.

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New Medicare Cards: 5 Things You Need to Know Before They Arrive

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has started sending new Medicare cards to beneficiaries. Find out what you need to know.

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4 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease Using Medicare

The number 1 cause of death for people age 65 and older in the United States is heart disease. Review this list of easy-to-do practices to reduce your risk and live a long and healthy life.

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