I can remember it like it was yesterday, but it was fully 50 years ago. There I was, a tubby 8-year-old, strong for my age and tall, but chunky, all decked out in my Little League baseball uniform looking for all the world like a young Babe Ruth. “Hamer’s Hammers” was emblazoned across my jersey in big blue letters; “13” broadly across my back.
Who pays in a single-payer health insurance plan? This week, Straight Talk is kicking off a multi-part series on single-payer.
When I was a little boy growing up in Morgan City in the 1960s, I had a baseball coach who seemed like he was 100 years old! “Coach Charlie” had been coaching Little League in our town for 30 years, and I was lucky enough to be on one of his teams right before he hung it up.
I hope you’ve got your ears on today! Medicare Annual enrollment is happening now and will continue through Dec. 7. If you are currently on Medicare, this is the time to make changes to your plan, if you want to. That means you’ll need information to decide if the plan you are on is right for you.
Now that I’m in my 57th year, I have a ton of slightly older peers who are making the move out of the workforce to semi- or fully retired status.
Choice is a good thing right? But sometimes choice can seem overwhelming. One of the most common things I hear when talking to people about Medicare – What do I choose? For older Americans moving on to Medicare, there are a lot of choices: Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement…