Archive for Retirement

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office

    By Cristina Vital Social Security Manager Rock Island Social Security Office WHY SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT IS IMPORTANT TO WOMEN Social Security plays an especially important role in providing economic security for women. In the 21st century, more women work, pay Social Security taxes, and ea...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office

    By Linda Clayton-Powell Social Security District Manager Davenport, Iowa ACHIEVING SELF-SUPPORT WITH SOCIAL SECURITY Work means different things to different people, but it can give you a sense of self, a community to rely on, and much-needed structure. Some people define themselves through th...

  • Your Advocacy Your Advocacy

    By Jaime Long The “Passionate Patient Advocate™” Owner of GolderCare Solutions The 2 Most Important Secrets to Winning the Medicare Battle Last month, a story on local TV highlighted the plight of a Quad City family who learned after Mom died that they might lose her home to the state. ...

  • Another Annual Enrollment October 15 to December 7 Another Annual Enrollment October 15 to December 7

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor Time really flies when having fun!! We are having fun! We are having fun helping people with their Medicare decision. Let’s clarify - having fun is not making fun of people. But we are having fun explaining to p...

  • Discovering a New Hobby in Retirement Discovering a New Hobby in Retirement

    Information from Friendship Manor Larry and his wife lived in Rock Island for over 40 years before deciding to move to Friendship Manor. They didn’t consider living anywhere else after Larry retired, and they were ready to move to a Continuing Care Retirement Community. While they didn’t know ...

  • Ready, set, go…get a head start on 2019’s Medicare open enrollment. Ready, set, go…get a head start on 2019’s Medicare open enrollment.

    By Peggy Dykes Community Relations Director Milestone’s Area Agency on Aging From October 15 to December 7, you’ll have a chance to make key changes to your Medicare healthcare coverage that goes into effect January 1, 2019. Even if you’ve been happy with your current plan, it’s very impo...

  • Insured for Life Insured for Life

    By Mary Huebbe Marketing Director – Ridgecrest Village Are you insured enough? Did you purchase car insurance, house insurance and life insurance? Have you ensured your future forever? Ridgecrest Village has a Lifecare program that no one else in the Quad Cities offers. This program secures a se...

  • What’s the ‘advantage’ with Advantage Plans? What’s the ‘advantage’ with Advantage Plans?

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor Medicare Part C – Advantage Plan - has been around for a long time and is an alternative to Original Medicare. Many Medicare Beneficiaries are not familiar with the use of Medicare Part C or the term ‘Advantag...