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Understanding the Opioid Epidemic The US is in the midst of an opioid overdose epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. The center estimates the total economic burden of opioid misuse in the United States to be […]

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic


Weather and Chronic Pain
Cloudy with a Chance of Pain According to a new study by The University of Manchester, approximately 75% of people with long-term pain believe weather affects pain. It is a long-held belief that cold weather worsens pain. Other sufferers also report warm, damp or rainy weather aggravates pain. Researchers set […]

New Study Shows Weather Affects Pain


Everyone has Questions about Medicare Let’s get to the bottom of of them Question: What happens to Plan F? Answer: Well the truth is, no one knows. The most likely outcome is that once the plan F goes away in 2020 the prices are more than likely going up. We […]

Real World Medicare Questions



  As 2020 comes around senior households might want to be wary of changes in Medicare that will potentially hurt their pocketbooks. The federal government recently announced premiums and deductibles for those with traditional medicare will increase. Medicare Part B For 2020 Part B premiums & deductibles for 2020 will […]

Medicare Part A and B To See Cost Increase in ...


Baby Boomers guide to social security
What baby boomers need to know about Social Security After years of paying into the system, Baby Boomers (people born between 1946 and 1964) are either preparing to enroll or are now eligible to collect Social Security benefits. Starting the process of signing up for Social Security can be a […]

Baby Boomers Guide to Social Security


Google Ascension
According to an investigation by the Wall Street Journal, Google has been collecting personal health data of millions of Americans in a partnership with Ascension – one of the country’s largest healthcare companies. Who is Ascension? Ascension Health is a faith-based, non-profit healthcare organization with over 2,600 clinics. This includes […]

Google Collecting Health Data On Millions Without Their Knowledge




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What is the Mutually Well Senior Wellness Program? Mutually Well Senior Wellness is a program for Mutual of Omaha members giving them access to over 10,000 gyms, healthy living discounts, and a weekly plan. It allows maximum flexibility for where you go and costs less than a typical neighborhood gym […]

Mutually Well Senior Wellness Program Questions and Answers