Remembering Marion and “The Masters”

Dave Loggin’s theme song, “Augusta” has graced “The Masters” Golf Tournament television special over the years with its easy piano & guitar duet melody. Whether you are a golfer or not, this reverent, reflective tune reminds me of spring, perhaps closing a chapter on winter issues that dissolve in the beauty of a new season. [...]

2022-08-17T15:55:16-04:00March 16th, 2021|David Haynes, Insurance|

“One Shoe Does Not Fit Everyone’s Foot”

When considering Medicare options, should you consult with a Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) volunteer or a licensed Medicare and health insurance broker? In central North Carolina, there are 74 different prescription drug and Medicare Advantage options and 64 Medigap plans to choose from. Picking the right plan is critical. [...]

2021-03-16T16:37:38-04:00March 16th, 2021|Insurance|


Long term care insurance provides dollars to pay for needed care in the home or facility settings in the event of an extended illness or accident. It is assistance provided to loved ones because of their inability to perform the normal activities of daily living due to an illness, injury, or progressive cognitive impairment [...]

2022-08-17T15:55:28-04:00January 22nd, 2021|David Haynes, Insurance|

Got Diabetes?

If you or someone you know has diabetes and/or congestive heart failure - and reside in Guilford County - there is a newly available $0 dollar premium Medicare Advantage Chronic Special Needs Plan that will substantially lower prescription drug and health care copays! There are over 32 thousand Medicare eligible residents [...]

2020-12-17T18:17:43-05:00December 17th, 2020|Insurance|

Pumpkins, Falling Leaves and Medicare Mail – Time to Review Your Medicare Plan

Fall means cooler weather, colorful leaves, migrating geese and Medicare Mail. If you are over 65 you know what I am talking about. Medicare is confusing and the barrage of information you receive is of little help. Today I am going to explain what you need to know about Medicare planning. [...]

2020-11-09T15:52:17-05:00November 9th, 2020|Insurance|

Getting The Most From Medicare Advantage

Why do so many individuals forget about the additional (supplemental) benefits that are included in their Medicare Advantage (MA) plan? These additional benefits may include dental, vision, hearing, transportation, meals, over-the-counter products, and fitness memberships just to name a few! Not taking advantage of these extras could cost an MA [...]

2020-07-29T15:09:40-04:00July 29th, 2020|Insurance|
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