Friday, September 30, 2016

Medicare Information You Need to Have

I'll admit, I'm a rookie at Medicare.  I've been getting information since I started approaching 65, and, since I'm still working, aside from Part A, I've ignored it.

I found this information about Parts F & G, and I must admit, I'm going to start looking at it more carefully.  The difference in coverage is slight, and Part G does seem to be a better deal.

Here's the link:

https://www.medicaresupplement.com/get-quotes/planf-vs-plang/?src=tz_msup_facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=facebook&q_criteria=planf_appLAL4&afid=313758

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Getting Ready to Return

Had a very good time at the reunion. Getting ready to return to SC. This is a time when I would like to be retired - much better to take our time, but what can you do - we need to be back at school on Tuesday

Saturday, September 24, 2016

At a 50-year High School Reunion

Not mine - my husband's.

It's been interesting, so far.  His class (1966) is a very good-looking, accomplished group.  They are generally healthy, active, and in different stages of retirement.

Some have continued to work, others are employed part-time.  The rest are cheerfully enjoying their free time.  The majority have at least some connection to a job, even if only sporadically.

They are active - one of my husband's classmate, Stu Ellison, showed up in a to-the-knee Velcro brace.  He broke his leg MOUNTAIN-CLIMBING!  At 68!

Now, remember, these are generally the more successful members of the class.  Some died early.  Others had hard lives and did not attend.  However, the class is a testament to how to age with grace.

Both my sister and I are in the throws of handling paperwork related to retirement.   She is wrestling with the health plans, and I am working to move my NC money to the SC teachers system, so I can retire in the next few years (PROBABLY 2018 - possibly sooner).

I have just one piece of advice - organize the paper!  For each issue, create a folder, put all paper in it, and make sure you document ALL conversations.

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