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Medicare Costs at a Glance

Medicare costs at a glance Listed below are basic costs for people with Medicare. If you want to see and compare costs for specific health care plans, visit the Medicare Plan Finder. For specific cost information (like whether you've met your Deductible, how much...

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Am I having a heart attack?

New North Carolina program helps rural patients find out before they step into a hospital https://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/10/19/is-it-a-heart-attack-or-heartburn-this-program-will-let-rural-patients-know-before-they-step-foot-in-the-hospital/

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Communication Tips During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are protecting themselves by washing their hands, social distancing, and wearing face masks. While the day to day can already be difficult if you are struggling with hearing loss, it can be even harder with all of these health...

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CAN HEARING LOSS INCREASE YOUR RISK FOR FALLING?

CAN HEARING LOSS INCREASE YOUR RISK FOR FALLING? One-fourth of Americans age 65+ will fall every year1. If you have hearing loss, your risk for falling greatly increases. In a study2 conducted at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Frank Lin assessed...

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Recovering Lost Document and Records

Recovering Lost Documents Events such as the flooding caused by Hurricane Florence commonly result in the loss of important personal documents. North Carolinians can use the following resources to replace lost or damaged documents and records. N.C. Birth and Death...

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House Bill 469 UPDATE! Click to read an update from NCRGEA Executive Director, Richard Rogers

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