Category: Living Well

How To Stop Medicare Robocalls!

I hope you are having a great week and some beautiful fall weather. The Annual Election Period is in full swing and the robocalls are obscene. Nothing is more annoying than unsolicited calls and as I reconnect with clients all over to review their coverage for 2022, I’m hearing it’s worse than ever. Ignoring the […]

What About My Medicare Meds?

Greetings Medicare Insurance Seeker! It’s that time of year when everyone is being bombarded with false promises of Medicare gold! If you are taking prescriptions, it’s a good idea to review your options. 1. Look at your Annual Notice of Changes. If the drugs have switched tiers, beware of higher costs. 2. Before filling your […]

When Should I Start Social Security?

Greetings Medicare Seeker! Here’s a question I receive every week: when should I start Social Security? The answer is… it depends :)! Every retiree is in a different situation, but the rule of thumb is this: The longer you wait, the larger benefit. Here’s an article from Bankrate that may be helpful. If you are […]

Can you see the Medicare Stars?

Hello, this is Karl Bruns-Kyler with the Big 65 Medicare Insurance Services and I hope you’re having a great week. My wife Quantz and I are currently in Vienna and it is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Today I want to talk about the importance of medical ratings for providers. Whether you […]

How To Stay Forever Young

Greetings Medicare Seeker and I hope you’re having a great week. Studies have shown that if we listen to the music of our youth, it’ll actually make us healthier by: Lowing our blood pressure. Improving our mood. Strengthen learning and memory. Help us recovery more quickly from surgery and strokes. Music has many other benefits […]

Will You Be Remembered?

May this note find you well despite the floods, the fires and COVID. I’m getting a lot of calls from Medicare Clients asking if they need to change their coverage. Most people won’t need to change their coverage, but many will! Here are the some of the reasons you might need to review your Medicare […]

Do You Have Mental Flexibility?

Hi, this is Karl with the Big 65 Medicare Insurance Services and I hope you’re having a great week. My wife and I are in Iceland climbing a glacier near Reykjavik and today I want to talk about the importance of mental flexibility. You know, it’s so easy to get lost in our heads when […]

Beware Of Medical Scams!

As I speak with Medicare Insurance Clients around the country and read about breakthrough medical technologies, it amazes me how rapidly medical technology has progressed. Medical breakthroughs have improved the quality and the length of our lives. But not all medical break throughs have been validated. Stem Cells may one day provide remarkable regenerative therapies […]

Learn Something New

Greetings Medicare Seeker, I hope this note finds you well. The importance of continuous learning cannot be overstated. Whether you are learning to play bridge, learning to play the guitar or learning how to blow out your sprinklers to prepare for winter, learning something new every day has multiple benefits. Learning new things helps regenerate […]

Getting Old Ain’t For Sissies!

Greetings Medicare Insurance Seeker! Getting old ain’t for sissies! That’s what one of my old neighbors said, he was a retired World War II veteran and he certainly had the privilege to say it. As we age, we get older. The older we get, the more our body wears down. As we look in the […]