Paying notice to Medicare messages

By Betty Berry, Tuesday, August 30, 2011  Q: When Medicare denies coverage of a service, the Medicare Summary Notice includes an explanation as to why payment is being denied. I don't find those explanations very clear. What is the difference between "Medicare does not cover this service" and "the information provided does not support the [...]

By |2015-12-30T22:24:27-08:00August 31st, 2011|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

We Say Goodbye to Dolores Spickelmeir

Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the loss of a very special member of the Senior Concerns family, Dolores Spickelmier.  Dolores was a devoted Meals On Wheels employee for 16 years, and a volunteer with us for 5 years prior to that.  She is seen here in this photo from last week’s Staff Appreciation [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:46:18-07:00August 29th, 2011|In the News|0 Comments

Are you ready to be edutained?

Edutainment is the art of combining education and entertainment. Those of us on the other side of 50 can learn how to navigate new possibilities and the complexities of getting older while having some fun at the same time. Oh, yes, one more thing—it’s all happening Thurs. through Sat., Sept. 22 to 24 in Los [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:46:18-07:00August 17th, 2011|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

What’s your life story telling you?

After 50-plus years, many of us have stories to tell—of achievements, losses, relationships and careers. Think of those experiences like ingredients in a recipe: They can each stand on their own, but when combined, they produce something different and unique. Up until age 50, most of us have been on what I call the roller [...]

By |2018-09-18T00:46:18-07:00August 10th, 2011|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments