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Moving yourself into the Medicare system for the first time can be a challenge. When we say "first time" we mean those folks that are turning 65 and need Medicare now or those that are retiring past age 65 and have to figure out how to go from their employer sponsored insurance and over to the Medicare system. That's where we come in. Join Joanne Giardini-Russell and Cameron Giardini along the with rest of the "Transition to Medicare Team" as they get you there in the right way. Our Michigan-based insurance agency can coach you through the process and enroll you into the products that you need to pair up with your Medicare. You can call us at 248-871-7756. Or, visit our website at www.gmedicareteam.com. And, please check out our free Medicare course at www.gmedcourse.com    We provide Medicare products to those in the following states: MI -- AZ, CA, FL, IL, IN, MD, NC, OH, PA, SC, TX

The Transition to Medicare Podcast Giardini Medicare

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Moving yourself into the Medicare system for the first time can be a challenge. When we say "first time" we mean those folks that are turning 65 and need Medicare now or those that are retiring past age 65 and have to figure out how to go from their employer sponsored insurance and over to the Medicare system. That's where we come in. Join Joanne Giardini-Russell and Cameron Giardini along the with rest of the "Transition to Medicare Team" as they get you there in the right way. Our Michigan-based insurance agency can coach you through the process and enroll you into the products that you need to pair up with your Medicare. You can call us at 248-871-7756. Or, visit our website at www.gmedicareteam.com. And, please check out our free Medicare course at www.gmedcourse.com    We provide Medicare products to those in the following states: MI -- AZ, CA, FL, IL, IN, MD, NC, OH, PA, SC, TX

    Summer Update!

    Summer Update!

    As we approach the peak of summer, we understand that learning about Medicare often takes a backseat during this time of year. Therefore, we will take a break from releasing our biweekly episodes of the Transition to Medicare podcast for the next few months. Stay Informed This Summer:- Access Past Episodes: Our previous podcast episodes contain relevant information. Feel free to revisit them anytime.- Watch Our Videos: We will continue producing new Medicare-related videos on TikTok and ...

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    Beyond the Basics: Filling the gaps in your Medicare Coverage

    Beyond the Basics: Filling the gaps in your Medicare Coverage

    Are you fully protected with your current Medicare plan? In our latest podcast episode, we dive deep into the often-overlooked yet vital insurance options that complement Medicare. Discover how specific plans can shield you against unforeseen expenses related to cancer, hospitalization, travel, and more. Whether you’re enrolled in Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage, or Medigap, we’ve got insights that could save you from unexpected financial burdens.In This Episode, We Explore:Cancer Insur...

    • 19 min
    Countdown to 65: Understand Your Unique Medicare Timeline

    Countdown to 65: Understand Your Unique Medicare Timeline

    In this essential episode of the Transition to Medicare Podcast, we break down the key milestones and timelines you need to be aware of to transition into Medicare stress-free. Whether you're a few years away or just months before turning 65, understanding when and how to enroll in Medicare, Medicare Advantage, or Medigap can save you time and avoid unnecessary stress.We'll guide you through different stages—from 10 years before turning 65 to the months immediately preceding your birthday. Le...

    • 18 min
    Your Guide to Changing Medigap Coverage

    Your Guide to Changing Medigap Coverage

    Ever found yourself pondering the complexities of changing your Medicare Supplement (Medigap) coverage? You're not alone. Whether you're eyeing a switch from one Medigap plan to another, considering a transition to Medicare Advantage, or simply looking to update your Part D coverage, this episode of the Giardini Medicare Podcast is your go-to resource. Join Cameron Giardini and Joanne Giardini-Russell as they delve into the nuances of Medigap changes. This episode isn't just about what to do;...

    • 15 min
    Your Guide to Changing Medicare Advantage Coverage

    Your Guide to Changing Medicare Advantage Coverage

    In this episode, we're tackling a common question among Medicare Advantage enrollees: How do you switch to a new Medicare Advantage plan or transition to Medicare Supplement (Medigap) and Part D coverage? If you're considering a change or want to understand your options, this is for you.Hosted by Cameron Giardini and Joanne Giardini-Russell of Giardini Medicare, we provide clear, actionable information on navigating Medicare changes. Our agency, based in southeast Michigan, assists consumers ...

    • 13 min
    Debunking Medicare Myths

    Debunking Medicare Myths

    Ever heard Medicare myths that made you think twice? This episode cuts through the confusion, debunking the most common Medicare myths to help you avoid costly mistakes. From the real costs of Medicare to eligibility misconceptions, we're covering essential truths:- Medicare Isn't Free: Unpack the real costs behind Part A, Part B, and why Medicare Advantage or Medigap might cost you extra.- Not Everyone Needs Medicare at 65: Discover when you can delay enrollment without penalties, depending ...

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39 Ratings

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Mary

I just learned so much from your episode on how Medicare Advantage is funded. Thank you so much for that deep dive!

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Very Helpful for Everyone!

I’m an independent medicare broker and find this very helpful, as a refresher for myself, and I know it’s extremely helpful for all people on Medicare. Thank you and keep up the good work!

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Clear and organized

Excellent rundown on Medicare, helpful to newbies sorting through all these choices. Highly recommended!

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