Beneficiaries Have Received an Increase Effective January 1, Social Security beneficiaries have received a 2.8% cost of living adjustment (COLA). This cost of living adjustment is an aid to keeping in check with inflation. It is the largest increase in COLA since 2012 when the adjustment was at 1.7 and will be paid out to… Continue Reading Social Security Changes For Retirees in 2019
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There are many benefits to a happy and healthy workplace. Long-lasting businesses foster a work environment that allows employees and bosses a chance to collaborate and work together towards a common goal. Clear expectations, proper hiring practices, and listening to your employees are all characteristics of a healthy company. Landing a great contract or a… Continue Reading How to Improve Workplace Happiness – Benistar
On March 23, 2010, the first part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was passed as part of the first stage of comprehensive health care reform under the Obama administration. The Affordable Care Act is often referred to as “Obamacare”, the “ACA”, or the “PPACA”. The Affordable Care Act refers to the final… Continue Reading What is the Penalty for Not Having Health Insurance in 2019?
The tried and true adage might sound cliché, but it’s accurate: it’s never too late to get back in shape. Goals will vary widely for people over the age of 65; some seniors may be preparing for another half marathon while another will be preparing for physical therapy to be able to walk again. In… Continue Reading Staying Fit Past 65
Benistar has always been known to promote the health and rights of our clients. While we are usually involved in the medical benefits and prescription benefits of our senior clients, we wanted to touch on healthy nutrition for seniors. Food is the first line of defense when it comes to preventative medicine, and eating a… Continue Reading Nutrition for Seniors Over 65