Review your Annual Notice of Change!

By now, if you are currently enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan, you would have received your Annual Notice of Change (ANOC) from your Medicare Advantage Provider. Although your inclination may be to toss it in the junk mail pile, this would not be your best move. Every year, from October 15 through December 7, you have the ability to change your Medicare plan options. Your ANOC will let you […]

Turning 65? Free Medicare Seminars

If you are turning 65 and would like to attend a free welcome to Medicare Seminar, the Pima Council on Aging hosts seminars the first Wednesday of every month at 2:00 PM. Their office is located at 8467 E. Broadway, Tucson, AZ. There is no cost to attend. Seating is limited; registration required. Call PCOA’s Medicare Line to register: (520) 546-2011.   If you’d like more specific information beyond the […]

Moving to Tucson and your Medicare

I recently learned that Tucson AZ has the largest population per capita of residents over 65 years of age compared to 10 other western cities of similar size. And that is year round population, at 18.4% of all ages. So Tucson is not just a snow bird town, but a town where many seniors come to stay year round. If you are moving to Tucson, over 65, and enrolled in a […]

Tucson tops AZ cities in number of Seniors

I attended a Chamber of Commerce meeting this morning, where Jennifer Pullen from the University of AZ gave the members a very interesting presentation about how Tucson ranks in categories including cost of living, median home prices, age of residents, job growth, health of residents to name just a few. It was fascinating.Some things were surprising (we lead the rest of AZ and the US with people over 65 at 18.4 […]