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Medicare Annual Enrollment Period Is Here!

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is now underway, and will continue until December 7th, 2019. Folks can change their Medicare Advantage plan or Medicare Prescription Drug plan if they wish during this time. All plan changes made during this period, will be effective on January 1st, 2020. We here at The Harrin Group realize that this is often a stressful time for seniors, as...

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month!

Did you know September is "Life Insurance Awareness Month"? We here at The Harrin Group recently shared a video on social media about just how critical acquiring life insurance can be, as our founder: Barry Harrin, recollected how his mom had dementia and as a result, her life insurance policies lapsed. Barry did not find this out until it was too late and it came...

Veteran Benefits

As a veteran-owned business, we here at The Harrin Group care for our fellow service members and veterans, and want to ensure they are well aware of all the benefits available to them. One such critical benefit that they are entitled to receive when they turn 65, is the option to add Medicare to their Veterans Administration (VA) health coverage. As noted by CNBC contributor:...

Can Ice Cream Be Healthy?

For many people, ice cream is our "go-to" treat after a long day of work/school. And while we may feel guilty about eating it afterwards (especially after a pint), is it even possible that ice cream could have some health benefits for us? It turns out, the answer is yes, dependent on what type of ice cream we buy. According to a report from Healthline...

Patient Assistance Programs

One common concern for many of our clients deals with the high costs of prescription drugs. Many times, our insurance plan may or may not cover our medication, and if it happens to be a non-generic type, the copay or co-insurance can be quite an eye-opener in some cases! So what can we do about this? Well, a good option for those of us without...