Veterans Day 2023

Today we honor the veterans who have kept our country and our democracy safe with respect, honor, and gratitude. We encourage clients, friends, and colleagues to consider donating to a Veterans organization, as so many of the nearly 100,000 veterans living on Long Island struggle to meet basic needs. Please join us in supporting these […]

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Don’t Make These Medicare Mistakes

Medicare can be complicated and mistakes can be expensive. Knowing the pitfalls in advance can make a big difference for seniors. Here’s an example of what can go wrong. A 66 year old actor from California enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan. After receiving a prostate cancer diagnosis last year, he learned the specialists he […]

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Remembering 9/11

Many of you know I am a Kansas City Barbeque Society Certified Barbeque Judge. Over the years, I have judged numerous competitions up and down the East Coast. A number of years ago I joined the Barbeque Brethren, a group of competition barbeque teams on Long Island. Pre-covid, we hosted a BBQ for 1500 veterans and […]

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What is the Medicare Observation Trap?

The Medicare Observation Trap happens when patients and families are least expecting it. The patient has a serious health emergency and goes by ambulance to a local hospital. Family members are worried, and the patient might not know what is happening around them. The patient goes to the Emergency Room, where they undergo a thorough […]

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What’s On My Grill This Summer?

Sky-high prices for beef make this the year to expand your grilling horizons, with less expensive cuts of meat, new takes on chicken and adding more than salmon to your fish repertoire. Here are a few ideas to try out: Try beef brisket instead of more traditional sirloin steaks. Prepare the brisket for low and […]

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