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...

Dr. Jimmie Holland, a pioneer in the field of psycho-oncology, served as a member of the Triage Cancer Scientific Advisory Council. Words cannot adequately express the loss. Not only was Dr. Holland a valued advisor and supporter, she was a role model for us all. During...

There is a research study being conducted out of Stanford University in California looking at factors affecting breast cancer treatment decisions. Read more about the study and please spread the word to anyone you think may be interested. *** We need women living in (or willing to travel...

By Essie Landry Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Sierra West Area Gathering with family and friends during the holiday season reminds us we’re part of a strong community. And sometimes, in the spirit of the season, we break into song. Our take on “The Twelve Days...

Do you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA)? Is there still money in it that you haven’t spent in 2017? Don’t let those pre-tax dollars go to waste! With an FSA, you can pay for medical expenses for you, your spouse, children under 27, and other...