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Explore our collection of video content below! Topics cover content related to aging, technology, lifestyle, wellness, entertainment, and senior living!

Navigating Medicare: Simple Idea, Complex Reality

Navigating Medicare: What is Medicare?

Most Americans reaching age 65 achieve a significant milestone: Medicare eligibility. Launched in 1965, Medicare is a national health insurance program created and administered by the U.S. government and funded primarily via payroll taxes.

Do you understand the various Medicare parts? In this overview video, Pete Keers breaks down the components of Medicare and explains how and when to sign up.

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Navigating Medicare: What is Part A?

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) helps cover:

- Inpatient care in a hospital
- Inpatient care in a skilled nursing facility (not custodial or long-term care)
- Hospice care
- Home health care

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Navigating Medicare - Simle Idea, Complex Reality

Paying for Long-Term Care: What are My Options?

Why You Need a Long-Term Care Plan - Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care: Part 1

Regardless of how long-term care costs are covered, planning for these expenses is essential. In this video, Pete Keers breaks down why it is essential to create a plan for affording long-term care, and the categories of options to consider.

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Retirement Savings for Long-Term Care - Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care: Part 2

One popular option for those looking to pay for long-term care costs is existing savings, often in the form of pensions, IRAs, and 401(k)s. All financial resources available to potential recipients must be considered for long-term care planning. Knowing the details about subjects like tax treatment and other factors is essential to build a solid plan for handling these significant costs. This video dives into the pros and cons of using retirement savings to afford long-term care.

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Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) - Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care: Part 3

HSAs were primarily intended to soften the financial burden of healthcare expenses for HDHP account holders of all age groups. However, an HSA can be particularly advantageous in paying for long-term care expenses at age 65 or over. Is an HSA the right option for you to afford long-term care? In this video, Pete Keers explains why HSAs might be a good choice.

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Can Your Home Help Pay for Long-term Care? - Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care: Part 4

Unless one has long-term care, insurance, or can qualify for Medicaid, most people will need to tap all their assets to pay for long-term care. This may include the equity in one's home. In this video, Pete Keers explains the four ways one can leverage home equity to finance long-term care.

Click here to learn more about the pros and cons of using home equity to afford long-term care! 

Is Long-Term Care Insurance Right for You? - Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care: Part 5

Long-term care insurance can provide a great way to reduce financial risk. However, complex product alternatives require a thorough analysis so the consumer can make the best choice. In this video, Pete Keers runs through the details of long-term care insurance as an option to afford long-term care.

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Life Insurance and Annuities - Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care: Part 6

Among the many ways of paying for long-term care, life insurance and annuities have been growing in popularity. Are either of these options right for you to afford long-term care? Watch Pete Keers break down these options and discover if they should be part of your plan.

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The Safety Net (Medicaid) - Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care: Part 7

Planning for long-term care expenses seems to involve a lot of wishful thinking for many. A survey found that about half of respondents said they had done little or no planning for long-term care expenses. One example of wishful thinking is that government programs like Medicare or Medicaid will pay long-term care expenses. Should you rely on Medicaid for long-term care? Pete Keers breaks it down.

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Experience Beyond Measure Interviews

Experience Beyond Measure Interview

Paul Ablack
Founder
Cantissimo Senior Living

Paul Ablack, Founder, Cantissimo Senior Living joins Mike Lawson to discuss

  • The state of senior living today
  • Innovations taking place to improve assisted living and memory care communities
  • The launch of Cantissimo Senior Living
  • The upcoming Experience Beyond Measure video interview series featuring unique general interest content for the 55+ community!

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Experience Beyond Measure Interview

Jennifer Thorson
Executive Director
The Harbors Senior Living of Fridley

Jennifer Thorson, Executive Directory of The Harbors Senior Living of Fridley sits down to discuss:

  • The philosophy of excellent care
  • Making life as enjoyable as possible for residents
  • Advice for anyone considering a move into a senior living community
  • The impact of COVID-19 on Senior Living

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Experience Beyond Measure Interview

Steve Austin (Old Man Steve)
TikTok Star

Watch our Experience Beyond Measure interview featuring Steve Austin, more popularly known as "Old Man Steve". Steve, a retiree, has found fame across social media, accumulating 1.4 Million followers and more than 27 Million likes on TikTok. 

In this interview, Steve shares:

  • His background and path to internet fame
  • Tips to discover new skills, hobbies, and passions in retirement
  • How to find communities in the digital age

Where to find Old Man Steve:

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Experience Beyond Measure Interview

Linda Malys Yore (Linda On The Run)
Influencer/Blogger

Video interview featuring Linda Malys Yore, popularly known as "Linda On The Run".  Travel, cooking, or fitness - Linda has exceptional blogs covering it all. A wonderful source for inspiration, our conversation with Linda covers:

  • Her background and success with blogging/social media
  • Traveling in retirement and the impact of COVID-19
  • Stepping out of your comfort zone and accomplishing goals in retirement 
  • Combatting aging and staying fit and healthy 

Where to find Linda:

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