There are a number of changes coming to Medicare. Individuals who are already enrolled and new enrollees should both be aware of these Medicare changes. A New Medicare Card Sometime between April 2018 and April 2019, you will be receiving a new Medicare card that will not...

Throughout our lifetimes, we enroll in health insurance for a variety of reasons. It gives us access to doctors and provides preventive care and screenings for early detection of medical conditions. There’s no question, however, that the main reason we buy health insurance is to...

By Jane Jenkins, a freelance writer More than 1.6 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed every year. When cancer patients hear their diagnosis, they know that a potential struggle lies ahead of them including surgery, treatment, and a change in lifestyle habits. If you’re living with a...

Hospice is a program of care and support for people who are terminally ill. The focus of hospice care is on ensuring patient comfort, and not on curing an illness. In hospice, a specially trained team of professionals and caregivers provide care for the “whole...