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Navigating Medicare enrollment: What you need to know for 2018

Navigating Medicare enrollment: What you need to know for 2018

When we think of October, candy corn, jack-o’-lanterns and cooler, dry weather are top of mind.But for Floridians looking for health care coverage, early October also signals that Medicare enrollment is just around the corner. Oct. 15 marks the start...
Published: 10/09/17
Updated: 10/12/17

Despite boost in Social Security, rising Medicare Part B costs may leave some seniors in a bind

By Judith GrahamMillions of seniors will soon be notified that Medicare premiums for physicians’ services are rising and likely to consume most of the cost-of-living adjustment they’ll receive next year from Social Security.Higher 2018 premiums for M...
Published: 10/06/17
Updated: 10/13/17
South African couple chart their own course as they fulfill American dreams

South African couple chart their own course as they fulfill American dreams

The black skimmer, a shorebird that looks like a toucan’s distant cousin, nestles on Shona Carcary’s lap, resting its large red and black bill in the crook of her arm as a little dog might do. He had survived the brutal winds of Hurricane Irma. Just ...
Updated one month ago
16-week EnhanceFitness program helps with balance, strength, arthritis

16-week EnhanceFitness program helps with balance, strength, arthritis

By Fred W. Wright Jr.Times CorrespondentThere may be groans as well as grins in this exercise class, but the gains are undeniable.For the past several weeks, a small group of people, mostly seniors with arthritis, have been testing themselves with a ...
Updated one month ago

At Menorah Manor, planning paid off during Irma

By WAVENEY ANN MOORETimes Staff WriterST. PETERSBURG — Doris Rosenblatt and her husband, Frank, have lived in Florida all of their lives, so they know about hurricanes.Back in 1985, they evacuated from their Madeira Beach condo to Davis Islands and t...
Updated one month ago