This is 65 features inspiring stories from accomplished professionals, ages 65 and beyond. Host, Erin Ackenheil, owner of Black Point Insurance, is a health insurance agent that loves to interview amazing people that she meets through her work. These impressive business owners and career-focused individuals have reached a time in their life where they can reflect and share with the world how they found success along the way. Get ready to be inspired and motivated by the fascinating stories of This is 65.
Medicare 101: Understanding the Annual Election Period
#5: What is the Medicare Annual Election Period? Known as the "AEP", this is perhaps the busiest time of year for our friends in the insurance industry, starting on October 15th and ending December 7th. Joining Erin today is Health Plan Carrier Partner, longtime friend, and twenty-year Medicare specialist, Connie Tam of Centene. Hear more about the AEP, how Medicare works, information on what Medicare doesn't cover, and lastly, some great advice on choosing the agency that is best for you.
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The Importance of SEO & Branding In Your Marketing Strategy
#4: If you have ever had a conversation about digital marketing techniques, you’ve probably heard the term SEO tossed around. You might know that SEO is important and has something to do with search engines. In the simplest of terms, good SEO maximizes your visibility online. If you're new to the world of marketing it can be overwhelming trying to understand the in's and out's of how it all works. Thankfully there are people like today's guest, Lanny Udell, content writer, who helps clients connect with prospects by telling their unique brand stories in their own voice. Lanny can help understand the benefits of having a proper brand, and teaches people and small businesses alike how to get "seen" on the internet and social media. Learn more about Lanny and her business Copywhiz HERE | Follow Lanny on LinkedIn HERE | Follow Lanny on Facebook HERE | Follow Erin on Instagram HERE | Follow Erin on Facebook HERE | Follow Erin on her website HERE | Follow Erin on LinkedIn HERE
Prepare for the Future: The Benefits of Long Term Care
#3: It’s a fact of life: Someday you may need long-term care. That means you may need help at home with basic daily activities such as bathing, dressing and eating; community services like adult day care and transportation; or ongoing care in a nursing home, assisted living residence or other facility. One option to pay for such services is long-term care (LTC) insurance. But before you sign up for a policy, there’s a lot to learn. That's where people like today's guest, Rebecca Brumbaugh, a long-term care specialist, can step in and help provide proper insurance coverage fitted to each family's unique situation. Contact Rebecca HERE for more information on long-term care insurance, or to learn if it may be a good option for you or a loved one. Follow Erin on Instagram HERE | Follow Erin on Facebook HERE | Follow Erin on her website HERE | Follow Erin on LinkedIn HERE
Heal Naturally with EFT: Tap Into A Healthy & Stress Free Life
#2: Have you heard about "Tapping" or EFT? Tapping is a self-healing tool that uses a sequence of light physical “tapping” on external acupressure points, allowing you to return your body and mind to a state of wellness. Today's guest, Beryl Ryan, a registered nurse of 40 years joins Erin today to discuss how tapping helped alleviate back pain that she had for 33 years. We all deserve to live with more ease, and Beryl offers a wealth of knowledge that is literally all at your fingertips! Learn more about Beryl and her passion to help people HERE | Follow Erin on Instagram HERE | Follow Erin on Facebook HERE | Follow Erin on her website HERE | Follow Erin on LinkedIn HERE
Transitions of Aging: Navigating Home & Life Changes for Older Adults
#1. In the very first episode of This is 65, an online interview show featuring older adult guests that have inspiring messages to share, owner of Blackpoint Insurance, Erin Ackenheil, welcomes Millie Anderson. Millie is the owner of Mom's New Pad, offering all services related to changes in living circumstances that most older adults face. Before creating Mom’s New Pad, Millie had 20 years of experience in mortgage lending and real estate and five years as a Marketing Director in two senior living communities. Combined with her experience with her own mother, Millie brings just the right blend of experiences and resources to her work as she guides her clients through the mountain of information and the many options available to older people. Learn more about Millie and Mom's New Pad HERE | Follow Erin on Instagram HERE | Follow Erin on Facebook HERE | Follow Erin on her website HERE | Follow Erin on LinkedIn HERE