“It is time that we provide clarity for our seniors, informing them of the services available that will lower the costs of their prescription drugs and strengthen the overall integrity of the Medicare entitlement.”

– Olympia Snowe, U.S. Senator from Maine.

It is projected that the average 65-year old will spend approximately $197,477 on healthcare throughout the remainder of their lifetime ($394,954 for a couple). This includes prescription drug, dental, vision, co-pays, supplemental insurance premiums and all out-of-pocket costs. The cost of healthcare has taken center stage in the political discourse in America and no one is feeling the pain of high medical expenses more than seniors…and that is why this website was created Read More….

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