Medicare


When shopping for Medicare – whether it’s a Medicare Supplement or a Medicare Advantage plan – it’s important to weigh the pros and cons of the different plans on the market. For instance, though you may pay more for a Medicare Supplement policy, there are many reasons why consumers opt […]

Why Pay More for a Medicare Supplement Policy? Part 1


Over the last few years, the Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) was followed by the Medicare Disenrollment Period (DP). However, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has made some changes to the Disenrollment Period. Say Hello to the New Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period During the Disenrollment Period, […]

Out with the Old Medicare DP, in with the New ...


Laredo Medicare Kiosk
Texas-based insurance FMO, Empower Brokerage, Inc., encourages its agents to make a difference in their communities. People need information, especially during the current Medicare Annual Election Period, spanning from October 15th through December 7th. Licensed insurance agents Rudy Rosas and Rolando Gonzalez stepped up to the plate in their home city […]

Empower Brokerage Announces New Mall Kiosk to Provide Information and ...




The Pros and Cons of Medicare Advantage Plans With the Annual Election Period (AEP) coming up, you might be a person who wants to look into other health plans available, whether that’s to lower cost or find better benefits. Some of you might not even know what a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan […]

The Pros and Cons of Medicare Advantage Plans




Heartburn: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment The lower esophageal sphincter (LES) is a valve located where the esophagus meets the stomach. The LES’s purpose is to keep stomach acid in the stomach, and out of the esophagus. It will open to allow you to burp and to let food enter. However, […]

Heartburn: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment



Eye Damage From the Sun We all know that too much sun exposure can age you quicker, but what affect does it have on your eyes? Too much exposure to UV light can cause significant eye damage, and increase the risk of developing certain eye diseases such as cataract, cancer, […]

Eye Damage from the Sun



Summer Dangers: Dehydration When the body loses more fluids and salts than it is taking in, the individual experiences dehydration. There are different levels of dehydration where the body begins to lose the ability to function properly. The body loses fluids when we exhale, sweat, urinate and defecate. We take […]

Summer Dangers: Dehydration