Ensurem partners with Lifestyle Icon to help seniors live their best lives
Research shows that Americans are living longer, but not necessarily healthier. Eighty percent of adults age 65 and older have at least one chronic health condition, while 68% have two or more comorbidities. (1) “For many seniors, our lifestyles may change after retirement and then continue to change year after year,” says
Regular doctor visits and chronic disease management are a vital investment in your health and well-being, especially as you age, notes Rich. Yet this is only one facet of a healthier and more balanced life. This is why, in addition to offering seniors Medicare health insurance solutions allowing them to consult their doctor on a regular basis, Ensurem has joined forces with
A wellness ambassador for 40 years, Austin has sold over 24 million exercise videos and DVDs. She is a bestselling author, the creator of Fit Over 50 magazine, and a champion for people who aspire to live their best life, regardless of their age or current health status.
“Ensurem has a long history of supporting the empowerment of seniors through Medicare education and providing them with health insurance plan options that meet their unique health and budget needs,” says Rich. “Our partnership with
“It’s not about what an older person can or can’t do. It’s about understanding what works for them and making real, meaningful life choices. Eat well, stay active and maintain a positive attitude are key factors in living your best life,” says Austin. .
Medicare and you
Seniors, Rich says, can get some help from their healthcare providers to make these lifestyle changes, since Original Medicare provides coverage for a wide range of preventive tests and services. (4) Certain Medicare Advantage plansRich Notes, goes well beyond these preventative measures, covering gym memberships, massages, acupuncture, healthy food cards, over-the-counter perks, and more.
Coverage and premiums for these plans vary by region, Rich points out, so seniors interested in lifestyle support should speak with someone knowledgeable in the field to understand their options. If covered seniors want to change their 2022 Medicare Advantage plan, he notes, they are free to do so. During the current Medicare Advantage open enrollment period, which is ending
With advice from a lifestyle expert like
“I chose to partner with Ensurem because, like me, they care about helping people,” says Austin. “My Ensurem agent, Andy, was amazing! He explained my options to me and, rather than pushing me to buy something I didn’t need, Andy recommended that I stick with my current plan because it suited my lifestyle better. That’s the Ensurem difference!”
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4. “Prevention and screening services”. Preventive Services, medicare.gov/coverage/preventive-screening-services.
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