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    What time should I get up in the morning to keep my brain healthy?

    Research shows that when you're chronically sleep-deprived, your body doesn't have the time to build proteins and other brain-boosting components. So instead of waking yourself early, sleep until you wake naturally. Read More
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    When is the best time to enroll in Medigap?

    The best time to buy a Medigap policy is during your Medigap open enrollment period, which lasts for six months and begins on the first day of the month in which you are both 65 or older and enrolled in Medicare Part B. During this period, you can buy a Medigap policy without fear of being turned down...Read More
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    What is Medigap insurance?

    Medigap is an optional, supplemental insurance you can purchase to help pay for some of the health costs Medicare doesn’t cover, such as copayments and deductibles. Medigap coverage is available only to people who have Original Medicare Parts A and B.

    Generally, standard Medigap policies cover some...Read More
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    How many Medigap plans can I enroll in at one time?

    By law, you can choose only one of these plans. Insurers are not allowed to sell more than one Medigap plan to you. If your spouse is covered by Medicare and also wants Medigap coverage, he or she will need to buy a separate policy. Read More
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    Could a clot in my neck be affecting my brain function?

    Check your neck. It may sound crazy, but a clot in your neck can stunt your memory by preventing enough blood and oxygen from getting to your brain. At your next checkup, ask your doctor to use the other side of his stethoscope to ensure that all's clear in your carotid artery — the main one in your...Read More
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    How can I compare Medicare plans and choose the best one?

    When making your Medicare selections, compare what you want and need to what the various plans offer. Start by asking yourself the following questions:
    • What is most important to me in a Medicare plan? Cost? Coverage? Convenience?
    • Will the plan meet my medical needs?
    • How much will I have to
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