Nick Dawson

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Facts About Medicare You Didn't Know

Are you getting up in years, facing rising health insurance premiums, and looking forward to the day when you'll be covered by Medicare?<p>If you are, …

Vehicle squished between streetcar, pole on St. Clair Ave. W. | The Star

Passengers of a vehicle were temporarily trapped Saturday in a collision that saw an SUV squished between a streetcar and a pole, Toronto police …

Senior advocates say new draft guide to Medicare distorts facts. Here’s what you need to know

Medicare & You is the government’s seminal guide to all things Medicare, and is a primary resource used by consumers in each year’s annual enrollment …

7 Things Medicare Doesn't Cover

Medicare Part A and Part B, also known as Original Medicare or Traditional Medicare, cover a large portion of your medical expenses after you turn …

Health Care

Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan Discounts And Highlights For 2019

The President signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 into law on February 9, 2018. This legislation affects Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage. Some of the changes mean discounts for Medicare Part D subscribers, while other changes make for increases in the amount of money that …

Medicare covers less than you might think. Here's how to avoid surprises

It's basically a rite of passage: You blow out the candles on your 65th birthday and get to sign up for Medicare.<p>Yet it's kind of like one of those …

Medicare Late Enrollment Penalty? Why?

Why Is There a Late Enrollment Penalty for Medicare?<p>What Is the Point of an Enrollment Penalty Fee?<p>Updated April 24, 2018<p>Whether you read about the …

8 Frequently Asked Medicare Questions

If you know the answers to these questions, you'll likely make smart, money-saving, health-boosting Medicare decisions.<p>More than half of Americans …

Health Care

How to save money on health care in retirement

Of the various expenses retirees face, healthcare is among the most burdensome.<p>From Medicare premiums to prescription drug costs, health care expenses can eat up a huge chunk of your retirement savings. The latest projections tell us that the typical 65-year-old man today will spend $189,687 on …

Don't Fall for This Medicare Scam

Yes, there are new Medicare cards coming. But no, you don't have to pay for them. Some other claims are scams, too.<p>Con artists and fraudsters like to …

Get Help With Medicare Coverage

Many of you wanted to know what kind of coverage I chose. That’s still a work in progress.<p><i>Whew!</i> Thanks for your overwhelming response to my column on …

9 Frequently Asked Medicare Questions

Healthcare coverage only gets more important as we get older. Find out what you're entitled to receive from this federal insurance program.<p>More and …

Greencard Holders Medical Insurance - Options for Permanently Living or Shuttling to USA

Many ethnic people who live in the U.S. may sponsor greencard for their elderly parents or in-laws. Some of those new immigrants really live in the …

Medicare Eligibility for New Immigrants who are Green Card Holders

What is Medicare?<p>Medicare is a U.S. federal government health insurance system primarily for people of 65 years of age and above.<p>Medicare has several …

7 Ways to Maximize Medicare Benefits

Medicare is vital to the health of nearly 60 million Americans. Yet many of its benefits are overlooked, underused or misunderstood.<p>Consider the …

Attention Seniors: An Important Medicare Deadline Is Approaching

Here's what you need to know.<p>Not loving your Medicare Advantage plan? You have until Feb. 14 to ditch it under the annual Medicare Advantage …

Did Your Medicare Premium Just Double? Here's How I'm Dealing With It

I try to keep it real. I try, whenever possible and appropriate, to write my articles from real life experience. I don't write theoretical articles …

Opinion: New to Medicare? Watch out for these costly mistakes

Baby boomers are leaving the workforce in droves: an estimated 10,000 per day, the Census bureau says, a trend that will continue through 2029 or so. …

Health Care

3 Sources of Retiree Stress -- and How to Deal With Them

You deserve a happy retirement. Here's what to do when obstacles get in your way.<p>Retirement is supposed to be a rewarding period of life, especially …

4 Costly Medicare Mistakes to Avoid

Don't fall victim to these common blunders.<p>Countless seniors rely on Medicare to cover their healthcare needs in retirement. But contrary to what you …

Medicare: Understanding the Basics | Investopedia

Medicare is a federal health insurance program for individuals age 65 or older and for individuals under age 65 with kidney failure, ALS or certain …

Health Care

Add these 20 foods to your diet to lower blood pressure

Skip the salt, start exercising and add these 20 delicious and nutritious foods to your diet!<p>New CDC guidelines will add millions of men and women to the ranks of those with high blood pressure. While 140/80 was once considered the high blood pressure threshold, 130/80 millileters of mercury has …

Nutrition

Can’t have sugar or salt? Use these 9 health alternative flavourings instead

It’s no secret Canadians love their salt and sugar. However, seeing as an excess of both can lead to problems with blood pressure and increased …

Food

An Introduction to the Maillard Reaction: The Science of Browning, Aroma, and Flavor

If you're a regular reader of Serious Eats, you've definitely seen us refer to the Maillard reaction time and again. That's because the Maillard reaction is responsible for the browned, complex flavors that make bread taste toasty and malty, burgers taste charred, and coffee taste dark and robust. …