The Minnesota Board on Aging publishes Health Care Choices for Minnesotans on Medicare to provide helpful Minnesota-specific information on a variety of Medicare-related issues. View the publication at mnhealthcarechoices.com.
Annually, the Medicare Open Enrollment period (October 15 to December 7) is the time when new and recurring Medicare beneficiaries review their plan options for the year ahead. In November, a Twin Cities landmark will be the site of free one-on-one assistance to help seniors review and select their plan coverage for 2018. On November […]
Minnesota recently received a SCAN Foundation award for the statewide systems supporting people who care for older adults and noted some services delivered by Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging (MAAA) and community partners. The SCAN Foundation recognized Minnesota for providing such services as coaching to help people care for those with dementia; consultation, information and […]
October 15 marks the beginning of Medicare’s Open Enrollment for 2018 coverage. Because so many Medicare beneficiaries understand the importance of reviewing their plan options during this time, we will provide nine volunteers working along with our staff of 21 Medicare Specialists in the Senior LinkAge Line® phone bank. For those individuals who prefer to meet […]
Let’s face it, “Minnesota nice” makes us perfect targets for scams. But with a little care, we can out-smart the scammers. Rachel Von Ruden, Senior LinkAge Line® Outreach Specialist at MAAA tells us how in this KARE11 video: Rachel offers 6 tips for how you can protect yourself and your family members: Guard your Medicare […]