Monthly Archives: April 2020

What is Silver Sneakers?
Can You Prevent Osteoporosis? It is true osteoporosis is linked to hereditary factors that you can not change, such as sex, age, and genes. There are ways, however, to improve and even prevent weakened bones. This includes adopting a healthy lifestyle and diet. Eating foods rich in calcium and vitamin […]

Can You Prevent Osteoporosis?

Karen DeGeurin With our Houston office now up and running, we can thank our Houston Regional Sales Director, Karen DeGeurin for all her hard work. DeGeurin has been with Empower for a few months now and has already accomplished many feats. From getting new agents on board, working with agents […]

Karen DeGeurin: Leaving a Footprint in the Houston Market

Across the U.S., the lives of senior citizens have been upended as retirement communities take steps to protect vulnerable residents from COVID-19. Retirement communities offer services for older adults ranging from very healthy to very ill. They typically offer independent or assisted living as well as nursing home care. By […]

Retirement Communities on Lockdown

Medicare covid19 coverage.
Does Medicare Cover Coronavirus Testing and Treatment. In short, yes, according to, coronavirus (COVID-19) testing and treatment is covered by Original Medicare. Medicare Part B (outpatient services) covers testing costs. However, only when your doctor or other health care provider who accepts Medicare, orders the test. This is true […]

Does Medicare Cover Coronavirus Testing and Treatment

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All Social Security Offices Temporarily Closed As of March 17, 2020 all Social Security (SSA) offices are temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. President Trump has extended the Coronavirus Guidelines for America through April 30. The decision came in an effort to protect the population the Social Security offices […]

All Social Security Offices Temporarily Closed

risk of heart attack
Respiratory problems are a typical repercussion of COVID-19, but doctors on the front lines are now discovering that another medical problem is arising. Many COVID-19 patients are becoming victims of heart problems, and ultimately dying of cardiac arrest. With data from the U.S., China, and Italy, cardiac experts are discovering […]

COVID-19 Takes a Toll on Heart Health

If you have an elderly parent in a nursing home right now, you have probably considered bringing them home in order to keep their distance from other patients during this epidemic. This is a reasonable decision to consider, as nursing homes are now having to exclude visitors for everyone’s safety. […]

Bringing an Elderly Parent Home During Crisis

Special Shopping Hours for Seniors Many businesses are letting seniors and those with compromised immune systems shop early in the morning before they let everyone else in. These Senior Shopping Hours allow them to avoid contact as much as possible with the general public. Stores like Walmart, Target, Kroger, and […]

Special Shopping Hours for Seniors

What is the best Medicare Supplement? There are a lot of really good Medicare Supplements out there but we are focusing on the three most common plans: Plan F, Plan G and Plan N. Each have their own unique features. Plan F encompasses the most coverage, including Part B premiums. […]

What is the best Medicare Supplement?