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Medicare – New Cards On The Way

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is required to remove Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare cards by April 2019. A new, unique Medicare Number is replacing the SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) on each new Medicare card. Starting April 2018, CMS is mailing new Medicare cards to all people with […]

The Reason Behind Aging and Bad Memory NPR reports

NPR sleep study shows a link between sleep and brain function where older adults’ forgetfulness is tied to faulty brain rhythms in sleep. During deep sleep, two brain waves that are responsible for saving new memories become increasingly out of sync as we age, NPR reports. The finding sprang from a study that compared how well young and […]