Yearly Archives: 2017

Age, genetics, and lifestyle choices are the main causes of going gray. Gray hair is caused by the slowed production of melanin within our hair follicles. We get our hair color from melanin, a type of pigment in the hair shaft. There are two types of pigments. Eumelanin is dark […]

What Causes Gray Hair?

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) is a pension plan developed to provide retirement benefits for employees of public schools, colleges, and universities. The State of Texas supports and manages the multi-billion dollar fund and periodically makes changes to contributions. TRS-Care is one of the benefits of the plan, […]

TRS Care Drastically Changes Coverage 2018

Do you love cheese? Do your goals include having great heart health? Well do we have some great news for you! New findings suggest that the diary product might reduce risks of developing heart disease or stroke. Up until recent years, cheese has been thought of as unhealthy, filled with […]

Cheese Can Help Prevent Heart Disease

Medicare Resources
Imagine not being able to afford the healthcare you need for an extremely dangerous condition. And then worrying about whether you should even get the treatment. Or constantly stressing out about how you’re going to pay for the surgery that can save your life? Stressing out about the costs of […]

Aetna: Nurses with No Boundaries

Individuals affected by the hurricanes in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands will be eligible to switch, enroll and disenroll in MAPD and PDP plans until December 31st. Individuals affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and Tropical Storm Nate have […]

Hurricane Special Enrollment Period for Those Affected by Recent Storms

Welcome back to the Dynamic Duo with me, Allie Shipman, and my partner, John Shinn. We are with Empower Brokerage. Today, John and I want to talk to you about a great product that fits perfectly with your Medicare Advantage plan. Guarantee Trust Life, or GTL for short, is a […]

Hospital Indemnity Plan from GTL

U.S. authorities approved the world’s first digital drug last week. It contains a very small microchip embedded inside of a pharmaceutical drug. How does the pill work? Once the pill is dissolved by stomach acid, the microchip sends signals to a smart device to notify physicians of its consumption. This […]

Digital Pills: The Future of Healthcare Is Medicinal Tracking