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Medicare Part B Premiums Announced for 2017

Julie CarterNovember 17, 2016Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Medicare Part B premiums for 2017. Starting January 1, most people with Medicare will see a small increase in their Part B premium, from $104.90 to an average of $109.00 per month. But about 30 percent of people covered by […]

6 Ways to Pay Down Your Debt

Older households have more than doubled their debt in a dozen yearsby Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, AARP Bulletin, May 2016The years leading up to retirement used to be the time when people paid off obligations like the mortgage, auto loans or credit card bills. These days, however, an increasing number of Americans in or approaching retirement are […]

Older Workers Ask: Where’s My Flexible Retirement?

By Richard Eisenberg, CONTRIBUTOR, JAN 28, 2016 @ 08:28 AMRiddle me this: World populations are aging, labor forces are shrinking and government-run retirement programs are running short of cash, so why aren’t employers and politicians embracing flexible retirement for older workers?“Many, if not most workers — especially those nearing retirement — envision retirement as a […]

As Population Ages, Where Are the Geriatricians?

As Population Ages, Where Are the Geriatricians?By KATIE HAFNER, JAN. 25, 2016PORTLAND, Ore. — Ruth Miles, 83, sat in a wheelchair in a small exam room, clutching a water bottle, looking frightened and uncomfortable.She was submitting to the tender scrutiny of Dr. Elizabeth Eckstrom, who scooted her stool so close that she was knee to […]

Retirement Spots With Affordable Health Care

Out-of-pocket health care costs for retirees vary considerably by state.By Robert Berger, Jan. 29, 2016, at 9:39 a.m.When deciding where to retire, a huge variety of factors come into play. There are financial considerations, such as the general cost of living and how many affordable homes are available. There are also lifestyle decisions including the […]

Meet our New Team Member!

There has been a lot of changes going on at Stateline Senior Services over the past few months.  As you know, last year in September, we added Nancy Petronio to our staff as another sales agent. Well, this year we said goodbye to two staff members and hello to one. Wendy McCloskey and Jeanmarie Donovan […]