Category: Useful Advice

Get A Second Opinion!

Hello Medicare Shopper, I hope this note finds you well. Just like they said in the Paul Newman movie Blaze… “Never trust a man who says ‘trust me!’” The same goes for healthcare. You already know that most healthcare practitioners are decent, honest, well meaning professionals, committed to maintaining and improving your health. But that […]

Beware of The Fall!

Beware of The Fall – I hope this note finds you well and engaged in meaningful summer activities. I was walking Plato on the trail behind our house last night and I came upon a stranger… Super healthy, super fit, she had fallen off her bike and was bleeding. We called the rescue squad and […]

Hearing Loss Ruins Everything!

Greetings! Hearing Loss Ruins Everything – As a Medicare As a Medicare Insurance Broker, I speak with clients every week about Medicare Insurance options, the topic of self-care, and how retirees best manage the aging process. Want to know the biggest mistake I see? How hard it is for some people to deal with hearing […]

Is It Time For The Doctor To Deprescribe Your Medication?

I hope this note finds you well. As an Independent Medicare Insurance Broker, with no ties to Medicare, I often chat with people on Medicare and learn about their medications. It’s unusual for me to speak with Medicare consumers who aren’t taking any medications. That’s why I was super excited to read about this initiative […]

The Unexpected Consequences of Change

I hope this note finds you well. The Unexpected Consequences of Change – This last year has been filled with more change than any I can remember. More than 40 years ago, the Municipal Utility Company of Medellin used eminent domain to create vast reservoir in Guatape, Colombia for the purpose of hydro electric power. […]

How To Change The Future

I hope this note finds you well despite the madness of the times. My wife and I just finished a climb in the Andes, to the high vista of Rainbow Mountain, over 17,000 feet. It was one of the toughest climbs we’ve ever done and we weren’t sure if we would make it to the […]

Always Give Thanks! Sulpayki, Pacha Mama

I hope this note finds you well, despite the madness of the times. Today’s vlog comes to you from the Andes in Peru. My wife and I fulfilled a dream… to visit Machu Picchu! When we jumped off the train to begin or 17 kilometer hike along the Inca Trail, our guide asked if would […]

How to avoid loss AFTER an auto accident!

I hope this note finds you well, despite the madness of the times. The snow may never stop here in Colorado and Ohio, but I’m hearing from clients in Virginia, the Carolinas, Texas and Florida that spring is a comin’ 😊. So if you’ve got nice weather, send it our way. This week, my neighbor […]

Is it time to move?

May this note find you well despite the madness of the times. Spring has sprung and it feels great and hopeful to be out in the sun 😊. So as we were cleaning flower beds, putting down some mulch and deciding if we need to repaint, my wife Q blindsided me with a question. Is […]