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

By: Brandy Bauer, NCOA’s Communications Manager, Economic Security. Originally published on our parent nonprofit ncoa.org.  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 Read more »

Mother’s Day Gifts That Keep on Giving

By: The My Medicare Matters Team Mother’s Day is one of our favorite days of the year. After all, who deserves to be celebrated more than the wonderful mom(s) in your life? And while gifting flowers or chocolates is often considered the norm, many of the best presents don’t come in fancy boxes or tied with Read more »

7 Tips for Wellness and Healthy Aging

by: The My Medicare Matters Team You’ve probably heard a lot about wellness in the past few years—from “wellness initiatives” in the workplace to fitness classes promising that they will “restore your wellness.” Healthcare plans emphasize wellness now too—Medicare covers an annual wellness visit as well as a variety of other preventive health services. But what exactly Read more »