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Why Traditional Medicare is Best for Treemont Senior Living Residents


Posted by Admin on Jul 25, 2018 11:54:17 AM

Why Traditional Medicare is Best for Treemont Senior Living in Houston  Residents 

 

Treemont recommends Traditional Medicare, with a supplemental plan, for residents age 75+. In fact we feel so strongly, we are offering Treemont residents an incentive to choose Traditional Medicare (see discussion later in this blog post.)  
 
In discussions over the past month with Treemont families and residents, I realize there is much uncertainty regarding whether residents have Traditional Medicare vs a Medicare Advantage Plan. Everyone over age 65+ has Medicare. If you would like us to do a 
“quick check” on which Medicare coverage you have, please call or email me with 3 pieces of information:

Name of Senior
Medicare Number
Date of Birth

Click to Email Lisa to Verify Your Medicare Plan  

 

We recommend Traditional Medicare  for seniors 75+ for the following reasons:

 

  • Traditional Medicare provides the Maximum Flexibility to choose one’s doctors, hospitals, specialist, rehab center, nursing home, home health care and hospice providers without having to be
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Topics: Top 10 Questions for Assisted Living, Healthy Tips for Seniors

Healthy Tips for Seniors: How to Switch from Advantage Plan to Traditional Medicare


Posted by Admin on Oct 18, 2017 6:13:00 PM

Healthy Tips for Seniors: How to Switch from an Advantage Plan to Traditional Medicare

Treemont Retirement Community recommends the Original Traditional Medicare (TM) option over a Managed Advantage Plan (MAP) managed by insurance companies, for its senior living in Houston residents. To learn why, please Click hereIf you choose to enroll in TM, here is how to make the transition from a MAP to TM.

  • HOW TO CHANGE FROM MAP TO TRADITIONAL
    1. Call 1-800-Medicare
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Topics: Top 10 Questions for Assisted Living, Healthy Tips for Seniors

Healthy Tips for Seniors: Traditional Medicare Explained to Assisted Living Houston Residents


Posted by Admin on Jun 27, 2017 2:18:00 PM

Healthy Tips for Seniors: Traditional Medicare Explained to Assisted Living Houston Residents  

Learn why Treemont Retirement Community recommends this Original option (vs an Advantage Plan) for its senior living in Houston residents. To learn why, please Click here.

What is Original Medicare, also called Traditional?

  • It is the traditional fee-for-service program offered directly through the federal government. UnderOriginal Medicare, the government pays directly for the health care services you receive.
  • "Original" covers 80% of medical expenses. Clients are responsible for the 20%.
  • This includes Part A and Part B coverage if you enroll in both.
  • There is also Part D (Drug coverage) and an optional supplemental insurance that pick up the 20% that original Medicare does not cover.
  • Open Enrollment starts on October 15th to December 7th.
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Topics: Top 10 Questions for Assisted Living, Healthy Tips for Seniors

Why Traditional Medicare is Best for Treemont Assisted Living in Houston Residents


Posted by Admin on Dec 3, 2016 4:44:50 PM

Why Traditional Medicare is Best for Treemont Assisted Living in Houston  Residents 

 

In discussions over the past month with Treemont families and residents, I realize there is much uncertainty regarding whether residents have Traditional Medicare vs a Medicare Advantage Plan. Everyone over age 65+ has Medicare. If you would like us to do a
“quick check” on which Medicare coverage you have
, please call or email me with 3 pieces of information:

Name of Senior
Social Security Number (SSN)
Date of Birth

Click to Email Lisa to Verify Your Medicare Plan  

Treemont is advocating Traditional Medicare with a supplemental plan for resident age 75+ for the following reasons:

Traditional Medicare provides the Maximum Flexibility to choose

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Topics: Top 10 Questions for Assisted Living, Healthy Tips for Seniors

Assisted Living in Houston - Why Choose Traditional Medicare 2015


Posted by Admin on Oct 22, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Assisted Living in Houston - Why Choose Traditional Medicare 

Each year residents in assisted living in Houston communities can renew their choice for a medical insurance coverage plan.  Seniors may choose either “Traditional Medicare” or a “Medicare Advantage Plan” offered by an insurance company.  Insurance companies have a vested interest in signing-up members and some advertise heavily, but seniors should be aware of the benefits offered by staying with “Traditional Medicare.” 

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Topics: Top 10 Questions for Assisted Living, Healthy Tips for Seniors

Are You Concerned About Cost of Assisted Living?


Posted by Admin on Sep 7, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Are you concerned with the Cost of Assisted Living?  If so, please attend the VA Aid & Attendance Seminar at Treemont Retirement Community on Tuesday, September 16th at 6:30pm.  Refreshments provided. Please click Press Release on Treemont Retirement Community to learn more about this FREE Workshop.  

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Choosing Traditional Medicare


Posted by Admin on Aug 28, 2014 8:47:00 AM

Choosing Traditional Medicare.

Each year seniors can renew their choice for a Medicare coverage plan.  Seniors may choose either “Traditional Medicare” or a “Medicare Advantage Plan” offered by an insurance company.  Insurance companies have a vested interest in signing-up members and some advertise heavily, but seniors should be aware of the benefits offered by staying with “Traditional Medicare.”

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Fall Apartment Special $1,495 All-Inclusive Rate, limited time


Posted by Admin on Aug 7, 2014 8:53:00 AM

Come for Lunch & Tour and see what Treemont has to offer! Our Fall Special is an all-inclusive price:  3 meals daily, weekly housekeeping, scheduled transportation to doctor’s appointments and shopping, emergency pull chords in apartments, a robust Activities program with live entertainment, optional twice-daily safety checks for peace-of-mind.  Come visit.  Call Lupe at 713-783-6820 or email her at lupe@treemont.com.

Treemont Assisted Living Houston TX brochure

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Treemont Brings New Executive Chef James Renshaw on Board


Posted by Admin on Jul 30, 2014 8:56:00 AM

Treemont residents are delighted with the positive changes that have happened and are coming their way! 

With three delicious, home-style meals prepared seven days a week in Treemont's beautiful dining room, residents take notice of any enhancements in their dining experience. Treemont is delighted to have such a talented individual at the helm of its food services.

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Meet Resident Coordinator Lupe Sepulveda!


Posted by Admin on Jul 22, 2014 9:02:00 AM

Lupe is typically the first point of contact for folks exploring retirement options at Treemont.   She is warm, Assisted living coordinator Lupe at Treemont Retirement Communitiyfriendly, knowledgeable and takes great care of our residents both before and after they move to Treemont.  If you have questions, please give Lupe a call at 713-783-6820.  You will be in good hands!  FYI, this photo was taken with Lupe’s new Coach handbag that she won in a contest for referring many residents to a wonderful moving company AmeriTex.

Lupe is Treemont's Resident Coordinator. She values seniors — it's her calling and she makes sure Treemont residents successfully transitions to retirement living. In addition to traditoinal tasks such as making sure the new resident's apartment is perfect for move-in, assigning parking spot as desired, Lupe's responsibilities include other tasks.  

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