Archives for Meghan Rohn

Medicare Part D Assistance Clinics – Make Your Appointment Now!

This is a busy time of year for your mailbox.  Insurance companies are marketing and trying to convince you to purchase their prescription plan.  Medicare and Social Security Administration also send out various letters which include information about your eligibility for benefits and if they are changing.   Medicare Part D Open Enrollment is the time to: Find if there is a less expensive plan; Evaluate your current plan to see if all medications are still covered in 2014 and … Read More

Health Insurance Coverage and Badgercare Enrollment: Changes Begin October 1st

Signed into law March 2010, The Affordable Care Act is a fundamental transformation of health insurance in the United States.  It intends to ensure that all Americans have access to quality, affordable health care starting January 1, 2014. It further requires most Americans to carry a base level of insurance coverage.  The Internal Revenue Service will impose a payment penalty if you choose to remain uninsured.  There are some exemptions from the mandatory insurance requirement.   The … Read More

Impact of Hearing Loops

As an advocate for older adults and people with disabilities, the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Eagle Country is providing awareness on technology making a substantial difference for individuals with hearing loss. "What I experienced last Sunday was nothing short of a miracle.  For the first time in many, many years I was able to hear every single word said in church along with every note of music.  I cannot express my thankfulness in words.  It was truly one of my most memorable … Read More

Don’t Let This Happen to You !

*This is not an actual client case, and any similarities between the example and an actual client are purely coincidental.  Here in the Aging and Disability Resource Center, we have been seeing a new trend.  One which puts people in a very serious situation.  Let me explain with a story.  Several months ago, I received a call informing me of a person who was living at an assisted living facility and had been paying privately for their care at the facility.  After paying these costs for … Read More