Weekend Wrap – MediCare Part B deadline approaching

MediCare Part B deadline approaching

Last week, Yolanda York, Social Security Public Affairs Director, released a reminder to seniors about fast approaching deadline for Medicare part B:

If you didn’t sign up for Medicare Part B medical insurance when you first became eligible for Medicare, you now have an opportunity to apply — but time is running out. The deadline for applying during the general enrollment period is March 31. If you miss the deadline, you may have to wait until 2013 to apply. Read more >>> March News and QA (3)

Losses mount from scams targeting older Americans

Seniors are one of the most vulnerable populations to financial abuse and fraud. Another article published UTSanDiego illustrates some of the latest scams and recent reporting numbers.

Boomers beware: Scams, frauds and other financial exploitation schemes targeting older Americans are a growing multibillion-dollar industry enriching the schemers, anguishing the victims and vexing law enforcement officials who find these crimes among the hardest to investigate and prosecute. Read full article UTonline >>>


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