Senior Concerns Offers Free Seminar on Legal Information for Elders

Senior Concerns, as part of its commitment to provide support for family caregivers of aging loved ones, will present a community seminar titled “Legal Information for Elders” on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 4-5:30 p.m. at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. This seminar will be presented by Mike Williams from Grey Law. Grey Law [...]

By |2019-12-02T23:38:55-08:00October 29th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Walkers need to be alert at all times

QUESTION: I have been told walking will help my physical problems. While I think walking a great exercise I am concerned with traffic and potential accidents. Do you have any hints on ways to reduce a chance of an accident? ANSWER: Pedestrian safety is very important because it affects each of us every time we [...]

By |2019-12-04T23:43:51-08:00October 23rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Understanding Medicare’s “Benefit Period”

QUESTION: My mother has been in and out of hospitals for the past two years. She used her 100 days in a skilled nursing facility and now my father is paying the bill. She went back in the hospital for four days. I thought that if you were hospitalized and returned to a skilled nursing [...]

By |2019-12-04T23:44:05-08:00October 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Is Medicare your primary or secondary insurance coverage?

QUESTION: I recently applied for my Medicare benefits and soon after received a form to complete asking for information about employer’s health plans that I might be entitled to. Why would Medicare need such information? ANSWER: Medicare needs to know about other health care coverage in order to establish your benefits file and to determine [...]

By |2019-12-04T23:44:14-08:00October 2nd, 2019|News|0 Comments