October 2023 Newsletter

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AEP Starts on October 15 and I’m Here for You!

I’m so excited to officially invite you to an educational Medicare Lunch & Learn event that I am hosting on Saturday, October 21.

The annual Medicare enrollment period (AEP) will be open from October 15 through December 7, and this event will be a great opportunity to get your questions answered while enjoying a light lunch from Ms. Bee’s Juice Bar!

What: Medicare Lunch & Learn Event

When: Saturday, October 21 from 10am to 1pm

Where: 1510 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 100, Richmond

Cost: Free, but Registration is Required

Medicare can be overwhelming, but as always, I’m here for you. I hope to see you on the 21st!

Click here for a printable events flyer, and click here to register to join me on October 21!

Active Aging Week is October 2-8

Active Aging Week Schedule from Henrico CountyThe purpose of Active Aging Week is to make wellness activities and exercise accessible to as many older adults as possible.

The Advocate for the Aging office of Henrico County has put together a great schedule of events (see page 6 here) I wanted to share with you.

However you celebrate this week, make sure you are having fun while getting some exercise!

10 Things Medicare Doesn’t Cover

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While Medicare offers great coverage for its eligible beneficiaries, there are 10 things it doesn’t cover. Understanding more about these things can help you explore alternative options for comprehensive healthcare access.

I am publishing a series of blog posts explaining each of these exceptions, and will also share some videos. The second post is about hearing services, and you can read it here!



Every month, I send an informational newsletter to my subscribers including healthy aging tips, Medicare and other insurance information, and more. You can see content from my latest email below, but I’d love to have you subscribe today so you can receive future months directly in your inbox!

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