When I was first eligible for Medicare I signed up for a Medicare Advantage Plan……what a great deal! The coverage was comparable to private insurance plans and it even had wonderful drug coverage. We at Crown Care recommend annual review of Medicare plans to see if coverage is the same or better. This recommendation is … More MY MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLAN – THE GOOD OLD DAYS
A few years back I attended a funeral for my aunt who had passed away in Texas but was brought back to Hawaii to be buried. Knowing how expensive it is to transport a body from place to place, especially over the ocean, I was curious to find out how my cousin was able to … More WHAT DO YOU DO IF A LOVED ONE PASSES AWAY WHILE TRAVELING?
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When was the last time you were admitted to the hospital? Did you notice your primary care physician did not visit you in the hospital? You did, however, have another physician called a “Hospitalist” who monitored and cared for you while you were an inpatient. Hospitalists belong to a growing community of physicians whose clinical … More The New Trend – Hospitalists
LIVING ABROAD WITH MEDICARE? Living in a foreign country is appealing to many retirees. But, hold on, before doing that make sure you have medical coverage wherever you are going, especially if you are going to be covered with Medicare. Why? Medicare usually does not cover medical services abroad except for some emergencies. In … More Retiring Abroad With Medicare
RETIREMENT…….that long awaited time when you can kick back and do whatever you want…… or so a lot of retirees think. But have you PLANNED for this big event (and are you ready)? Consider the following: Are you physically fit to do what you want? Have you saved/invested enough funds to do those activities you’ve … More Are You Ready for Retirement?
Aloha, Crown Care frequent travelers. This is the second in the series about travel insurance written by Chuck Burns, of Insurance Consultants Int’l, an independent travel insurance broker. “Travelers who get in a bad spot on a trip, and then make a claim with their travel insurance company, often feel like they’ve been cheated when … More 7 Mistakes Travelers Make when Buying Travel Insurance
Not so fast! You can get sun damage even if the weather is overcast. Clouds can block visible light but not Ultraviolet (UV) rays. And, in some cases, clouds can make things worse. UV rays are damaging to the skin. UVB rays are linked to sunburn and also skin cancers like malignant melanoma. UVA rays … More CLOUDY OUTSIDE – NO NEED FOR SUNBLOCK?
Many of Crown Care’s clients are avid travelers. Travel insurance is often useful especially if you have health issues that may cause trip delays or lead to the need for treatment. The following is written by Chuck Burns of Insurance Consultants Int’l, an independent travel insurance broker. 10 Reasons to Buy Travel Insurance Travel insurance can … More 10 Reasons to Buy Travel Insurance
We have no Long Term Care Insurance. How can I pay for my husband’s nursing home? A month’s stay in a Hawaiian nursing home can run $10,000 – $15,000. Having available funds to pay for this care is a real dilemma for many families. Even if long term care insurance is available, there may be … More Using Your Life Insurance To Pay For Long Term Care