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Top 10 Reasons To Get Whole Life Insurance

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Like an umbrella, life insurance is one of those things that everyone should have for the inevitable rainy day, but far too few people do. Maybe you think it’s something you’ll get around to and you put off purchasing a policy. Maybe you’re a smoker or have other health issues that make you believe you can’t qualify. Maybe you’re concerned that rates will go up over time or you’ll be dropped. But...

There Are More Reasons to Get A Medical Transportation Membership Than You Think

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Medical Air Services Association (MASA) is excellent coverage in the event you ever need to be taken by ambulance or emergency helicopter to a medical facility. But MASA also knows that you should have complete peace of mind if you do have a health crisis; that’s why they provide every benefit you could possibly need so you can focus on recovering. You may already know that MASA provides...

Did You Know World Oral Health Day Is March 20?

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Oral diseases are a major health concern for many countries and negatively impact people throughout their lives. Oral diseases not only cause serious pain and discomfort, they are often linked to other serious health issues. And the numbers are cause for concern: oral diseases affect nearly 3.5 billion people worldwide, including more than 530 million children suffer from tooth decay in...

AMBA Can Help Maximize Your Retirement’s Potential

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After spending a career in the workforce, retirees at last get more control over how and where they enjoy their time. There are many terrific things you can do with your time and energy in retirement. You may already know the many benefits AMBA offers like vision and dental insurance and long term and whole life policies, but so much more. Here’s how you can get the most out of your retirement...

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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This year, March 5 is the Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s “Dress in Blue Day”. The organization asks people to get involved by wearing blue clothing or a blue ribbon to raise awareness about the disease, those impacted by it, and raise money for organizations working to advance research and treatments. Every year, about 140,000 people in the United States get colorectal cancer, with 1 in 23 men and...

Another Possible Reason to Visit Your Dentist: Your COVID-19 Vaccine

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With health care workers stretched thin responding to record numbers of coronavirus hospitalizations, many states are scrambling to find extra hands with the skills to help get shots into arms. Some are finding the solution to this problem with the help of dentists and retirees. A report released by the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and National Governors Association in December cited 20...

Failure to Plan Can Impact Your Retirement’s Success

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One of the most common mistakes when it comes to financial planning in retirement is understanding the short-term costs of healthcare, and the potential long-term expenses. One of the keys to successful retirement is to be ready for potentially rapidly rising healthcare expenses. The first error is failing to recognize that Medicare has a number of gaps that require a participant to pay out of...

Want Healthy Eyes? Use Both Plan A and Plan B

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For many people, eating a balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables is enough to keep their eyes healthy. But whether because of getting older or suffering from certain serious eye diseases, you may also want to add vitamin supplements to your daily dietary intake to keep your eyes healthy and your sight sharp. Vitamin A Vitamin A is one of the most important vitamins for eye health...

Whether or Not Your Eyes Are Still 20/20, Follow the 20-20-20 Rule

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Looking at screens for long periods of time can put a heavy strain on our eyes. Whether it’s looking at our phones, reading emails on our computers, or watching a movie on TV, prolonged time spent looking at a screen can make your eyes feel achy and cause your vision to blur. One reason for the strain is we blink less often while looking at screens. This can cause our eyes to dry out and begin to...

Watch Out: Cheap Eyeglasses Can Cost You

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glasses and book on background bookcase close up If you’ve bought eyeglasses at a drugstore or discount store to save money, they could cost you more than you think—especially when it comes to your vision and overall health. Here are five reasons to avoid cheap glasses: The frames break. Cheap eyeglasses are often made of inferior material that breaks easily. Plastic frames, for example...

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