The New Young at Heart Radio Show

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Advice from Elder Law Attorney, Dallas Atkins

Dallas Atkins, Elder Law Attorney

Dallas Atkins, Elder Law Attorney

Long time Santa Barbara Elder Law Attorney, Dallas Atkins, discusses MediCare and MediCal.  She explains the importance of meeting with an Elder Law Attorney early on so that you can legally protect your assets and make the most of your benefits.

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Medicare Open Enrollment Advice

 

Frank Nelson, HICAP

With the December 7th open enrollment deadline approaching, our guest–Frank Nelson, discusses how HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program) counselers are ready to meet with seniors by phone or in person to help them pick the best Medicare option for their needs. 

Toward the end of the show, District Attorney Vicki Johnson talks about loan modification scams which are targeting citizens in Santa Barbara County. 

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Lois Capps Discusses Issues that Impact Seniors

Lois Capps

Congresswoman Lois Capps discusses many issues that impact seniors including the open enrollment period and new provisions for medicare, the benefits of the Affordable Care Act and the dangers of reverse mortgages.  On a personal note, she describes the rewards and challenges of being a congresswoman. 

She shared some important informational sites: 

medicare.gov   To help listeners to understand the options during the open enrollment period

stopmedicarefraud.gov  1-800-377-4950

consumerfinance.gov  1-855-411-2372  Rates various reverse mortgage programs

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