Older people may be victims of scams and frauds like insurance, home repairs, telephone, or Internet fraud. Even friends “trusted” or family members have been known to steal money or property of a person.
The following tips may be helpful:
Do not be afraid to hang up on telemarketers. You’re not being rude. You are taking care of yourself! Remember, you can say no to any offer.
But the Medicare ID is more than an identifier. It’s proof of insurance.
Beneficiaries need to show their Medicare card at the doctor’s office and the hospital in order to have Medicare pay for treatment.
Over the years, many consumer advocates, have called for a new form of Medicare identification. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which administers Medicare, also acknowledges the problem, but so far nothing has been done.
Special Alert For Senior Women: Talcum Powder May Cause Ovarian Cancer!
It was reported by Google News on February 24, 2016 that Johnson & Johnson have been ordered by a court to pay $72 Million for selling Talc-Containing Products which contribute to ovarian cancer.
What is Talcum Powder?
Talcum powder is best-known as an ingredient in baby powder.
It is also an ingredient in thousands of cosmetics, feminine hygiene products, contraceptives , deodorants, anti-chafing products, and more.
Recent lawsuits have alleged that companies such as Johnson & Johnson were aware of this risk but failed to take steps to warm consumers.