Local eateries, retailers, entertainment venues and more offer discounts for military personnel and veterans

Our veterans more than deserve a free meal, and Veteran’s Day is a good day to show our gratitude. Typically, local eateries and restaurant chains offer special on this national holiday. In past years, establishments like Applebees, Starbucks, Bob Evans, Denny’s, Primanti Bros. and Olive Garden have offered free deals and meals on November 11. … Read more…

Choosing and enrolling into a CHC Plan

This is the second article in a series about Community HealthChoices. Community HealthChoices is a new Medicaid program that will start in southwestern Pennsylvania on January 1 (in Pennsylvania, our Medicaid program is called Medical Assistance). It will affect tens of thousands of older adults and people with disabilities who live in this 14 county … Read more…

Take time to review Medicare costs for 2017

Anyone on Medicare knows that its health insurance comes with significant cost-sharing premiums, deductibles, co-insurance and co-pays, and that these costs change from one year to the next. Following is a review of Medicare costs in 2017. Medicare Part A Part A is the hospital benefit of Medicare that covers inpatient hospital care, care in … Read more…