Card image cap

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

2020 Medicare coverage changes

Medigap plans C and F, that cover the Part B deductible, will no longer be available for purchase by newly-eligible Medicare beneficiaries.

Card image cap

Tue, Oct 1, 2019

Get ready for Medicare’s Open Enrollment

Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period is just two weeks away.

Card image cap

Mon, Sep 9, 2019

How to Choose the Right Medicare Plan

Open enrollment season starts on Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7.

Card image cap

Thu, Aug 8, 2019

2020 Medicare Supplement Changes: No New Plans C and F

Learn what the Congressional change means for your Medigap plan

Card image cap

Mon, Jul 8, 2019

Medicare Advantage: How Robust Are Plans’ Physician Networks?

One of the biggest trade-offs between Medicare Advantage and traditional Medicare is that Medicare Advantage plans have a more limited network of doctors and other providers.

Card image cap

Mon, Jun 17, 2019

Do more medicare beneficiaries enroll in traditional Medicare their first year?

While enrollment in Medicare Advantage has grown rapidly over the past decade, the majority of Medicare beneficiaries choose to enroll in traditional Medicare during their first year on Medicare, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF).

Card image cap

Mon, Apr 15, 2019

Why seniors prefer talking to a “real person” about Medicare.

FirstCommunity has been providing high quality, affordable Medicare supplements to nearly 4000 “ 65+ boomers” in the nine county region we serve.

Card image cap

Mon, Apr 1, 2019

Some Surprising Risks of Medicare Advantage Plans

Are you considering signing up for a Medicare Advantage plan? A growing number of seniors are choosing these private insurance plans, which typically offer low or zero premiums – and sometimes more services – than traditional Medicare.

Card image cap

Fri, Mar 1, 2019

Addressing The Top 6 Fears Of Women Over 60

We have lived with change and uncertainty our entire lives; in fact, it is one of life’s few constants. You would think we would be used to it by now, but we aren’t.

Card image cap

Fri, Feb 8, 2019

More Choice for our Seniors - Why Baby Boomers Love Plan G

FirstCommunity is all about choices for seniors and we think you’ll like this latest addition.

Card image cap

Tue, Jan 15, 2019

Changes coming to Social Security in 2019

If you are collecting Social Security benefits now or still paying into the system, these changes will affect you.

Card image cap

Tue, Dec 4, 2018

Some Surprising Risks of Medicare Advantage Plans

Are you considering signing up for a Medicare Advantage plan?

Card image cap

Sat, Dec 1, 2018

Retirement Strategies for Low Income Seniors

If you or a loved one doesn’t have enough money to meet basic needs, you need to know about programs that can help. When the most immediate needs have been met, it also makes sense to look at your next steps.

Card image cap

Mon, Nov 26, 2018

Staying Up-to-date with your vaccines

When it comes to seniors staying up to date on vaccinations, not all seniors adhere to the schedule.

Card image cap

Wed, Nov 21, 2018

Could Pumping Iron Help You Live Longer?

Research shows strength training may decrease cardiovascular risk and premature death for older adults.

Card image cap

Fri, Oct 26, 2018

FirstCommunity to offer Plan G for January 2019

FirstCommunity is all about choices for seniors and we think you’ll like this latest addition.