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3 Ways to Prepare For Medicare Enrollment

Posted by admin on Jan 18, 2017 10:02:00 AM

Did you know that roughly 10,000 baby boomers are turning age 65 every day?  When you are nearing Medicare eligibility the mountains of information you may start receiving in your mailbox can be daunting.  Medicare is a huge rite of passage for older Americans, but being inundated with so much information and not having a keen understanding of how it all works can make the enrollment process seem overwhelming. You are being advised on paper to choose from many different options, but how do you know if what you are choosing is really right for you?  What about years down the road?  When it comes to Medicare, it really does pay to think ahead. Here is some handy advice, in way of a timeline, to help guide you through this process so that when the time comes, you are ready to embrace it, and are not left with feeling of worry and dread.

 

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Topics: Medicare, Medicare Enrollment, Original Medicare, Health Care, Insurance

Trusted Senior Specialists Takes Austin

Posted by admin on Jan 11, 2017 12:00:00 PM

 

Trusted Senior Specialists accepted an invitation to join several community members from Texas House of Representatives  Dr. Alma A. Allen's District 131 for an epic road trip to see Texas' new state legislators swear in.

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Topics: Medicare, Awards, seniors, community outreach, Community Service

5 Resources Every Medicare Beneficiary Should Reference

Posted by admin on Jan 4, 2017 12:00:00 PM

We know that the beginning of the year is reserved for resolution planning, goal setting and organizing your life for the rest of the year. Being proactive and knowledgeable about the things that affect your health and your health benefits are no exception to the rule. Here are 5 helpful reasources every Medicare beneficiary should use this in 2017. 

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Topics: Medicare

TSS Best of 2016

Posted by admin on Dec 28, 2016 12:00:00 PM

by Lesley Couch 

With the spirit and excitement of a new year upon us, all of us at Trusted Senior Specialists (TSS) wanted to take this opportunity to let our clients and colleagues know just how much we appreciate them. As the daughter of Michael Wilhelm, and the “bonus” daughter of Melinda Wilhelm, the two visionary founders of TSS, it my honor to relay the heartfelt gratitude of the  entire TSS family--founders, staff, call center agents, and field agents. We truly have had a remarkable 2016, and we could not have done it without each and every one of you. Before we completely usher in 2017 and wrap this year, we thought it would be wonderful to pause and shine a light on key moments TSS has experienced during these past 12 busy months, from our own perspective.  

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Topics: Medicare, health insurance, Better Business Bureau, Awards, senior community, community outreach, Pinnacle Awards, Community, Ft.Bend

TSS Community Outreach Efforts Recognized By State Representative

Posted by admin on Dec 21, 2016 11:56:47 AM

This past Tuesday, December 13th, was a landmark day for Trusted Senior Specialists (TSS) and its Houston Senior Outreach program, capping off an award-winning year for our nationwide Medicare, Health, and Life insurance agency. Mr. Ed Kelly, Senior Coordinator for Texas State Representative Dr. Alma A. Allen’s office, visited TSS headquarters that historic afternoon, during our annual Winter Wonderland Luncheon for staff, local agents, and esteemed industry guests.

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Topics: Medicare, senior care, senior community, community outreach, Health Care, Trusted Senior Specialists, Community

3 Reasons Why Our Customers Are Our Greatest Gifts

Posted by admin on Dec 14, 2016 12:00:00 PM

We know that dealing with Medicare enrollment can be overwhelming and frustrating at times. Day after day, our beneficiaries tell us stories about their stressful and hopeless attempts to get their health care questions answered. After talking to 3-5 different companies, to no avail, their questions are still unresolved. You'd think after all that work, they would have given up. But not our customers. Here are three reasons why our customers are exceptionally amazing people and our biggest gifts! 

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Topics: Medicare

It's Always the Season For Giving

Posted by admin on Dec 7, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Since 2001, Michael and Melinda Wilhelm set out to create a company that embodied their commitment to the senior community. Determined to expand this commitment beyond the office, our principals and employees continue to find unique opportunities to give back throughout the year.

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Topics: Medicare, Christmas, Giving, Thanksgiving, philanthropy, volunteering

5 Annual Election Period Essentials

Posted by admin on Nov 30, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Medicare's Annual Election Period is nearing and you still may have some questions about the Medicare enrollment process. In this video, we breakdown the answers to some questions you may be asking as well 5 crucial things you may want to consider during this period.

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Topics: Medicare, What is Medicare?, What is AEP?, What is Annual Enrollment Period?, What is Medicare Part D?, What is Medicare Advantage?, What is Annual Election Period?, What is Original Medicare?, What is Medicare Part B?, What are Medicare Supplements?, What is Medicare Supplements?, Medicare B, What is Medicare Part C?, What is Medicare Part A?, Medicare A

2017 Medicare Changes: What You Need to Know

Posted by admin on Nov 28, 2016 12:00:00 PM

A question that we are often asked is “What are the premium costs associated with Medicare going to be for the upcoming year?” We understand that this is a common concern and since the numbers have recently been announced, we are going to break it down for you:

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Topics: Medicare, Medicare Part A, Medicare Part D, Medicare Part B, What is Medicare?, What is Medicare Part D?, What is Medicare Advantage?, What is Medicare Part B?, What are Medicare Supplements?, Medicare B, 2017 Medicare Changes, What is Medicare Part A?, Medicare A, Medicare 2017, Changes to Medicare

Happy Thanksgiving from TSS

Posted by admin on Nov 23, 2016 12:00:00 PM

 

Our family at Trusted Senior Specialists would like to say thank you to all of our extended TSS Family this Thanksgiving holiday. We appreciate every customer who came to us for guidance when it came to choosing the right Medicare coverage.

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Topics: Medicare, Thanksgiving