Why tenacity matters in the face of cancer

Posted October 22nd, 2018

My husband, Gary, was  stubborn tenacious. When he was first diagnosed with late-stage, slow-growing cancer, we learned he could expect about two years of life. But Gary stubbornly insisted on living ten years. Ten far-reaching, astonishing years. I love that I was married to a tenacious man. There was a day—with chemo still in his system and […]

“Don’t Let Perfect be the Enemy of Good:” Perfecting Mindfulness

Posted October 19th, 2018

This blog is the tenth part in the series “Demystifying Mindfulness.” I’m hoping I can help us all understand a little bit more about the practice of mindfulness, how it can be helpful and how we can integrate it into our lives. This week we welcome guest blogger, Fern Nibauer-Cohen. I have been practicing yoga […]

Medicare Part D-What You Need to Know for Open Enrollment

Posted October 18th, 2018

What is Medicare Part D? Medicare Part D was enacted as part of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) and went into effect on January 1, 2006. Before this time, there was NO prescription drug coverage affiliated with Medicare. Most Medicare recipients were covered through employee retirement plans, purchased private drug plans […]

Medicare Open Enrollment is Almost Here-What You Need to Know

Posted October 12th, 2018

Medicare open enrollment is upon us for 2019. If you are a Medicare recipient, this is the time of year when you can make (some) changes to your Medicare coverage. What can I change? You can change your Medicare part D (drug) plan. You can change to a different Medicare advantage plan. You can switch […]

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