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Avoiding the Part D Donut Hole

Did you or someone you work with fall into the Medicare Part D “donut hole” this year? Find out whether you can avoid the donut hole altogether and how to get financial assistance if you do fall into the coverage gap.

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Evaluating Medicare’s New Tools for Open Enrollment

Just in time for Medicare Open Enrollment, Medicare.gov has three new web tools designed to help beneficiaries better understand and compare their coverage options. Should people with Medicare rely on the tools to pick a plan? Read our review.

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How to Choose a Medicare Plan During the Open Enrollment Period

Choosing a Medicare plan is an important, but difficult decision. During Medicare Open Enrollment (October 15-December 7), use the 4Cs of Medicare – Coverage, Cost, Convenience, and Customer Service – to assess the quality of your current plan and, if needed, find a new one that better fits your needs.

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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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10 Questions to Better Understand Your Medication and Risk of Falling

Use this list of ten questions to ask your doctor or pharmacist to take an active role in managing your medication and falls risk.

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