Mom, please turn the water on- RIP Louie 11/16

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    I don't fully understand what's going on with your SS and Medicare.
    When I was ready to start working with SS and Medicare I went to different symposiums on the subject and was truly baffled. So I decided to go to our Agency on Aging. I think they were more beneficial in helping me than anything else.
    Hopefully you can get everything straightened out.
    emoticon emoticon Since you mentioned it, the sunshine emoji is under "Seasonal". Have a terrific tomorrow!
    4 days ago
  • v JANET552
    Still waiting for Tony to wake up!! emoticon Thanks for sending the soup up. As expected, I had to reheat it. It was delicious!!

    Hope the SS stuff got straightened out so you don't have to donate another day to them. I'm sure you have better ideas for ways to use the days off you have remaining. March 1 is right around the corner. What's the official countdown?
    4 days ago
  • v EABL81
    I know what you mean! But eventually, it should all work out. I went to the online site today, and they are finally showing my application for SS benefits as received (I submitted it on Nov 1 :-). It's still being processed, but hopefully, they'll be done with that by March 1, which is when I want it to start.

    I hope they get all of your paperwork straightened out quickly. Enjoy your week! Hugs and headbutts emoticon
    6 days ago
  • v EABL81
    I haven't found the folks at SS very knowledgeable. They've been very nice, but have twice given me incorrect information. Our HR specialist on retirement at the university gave me the straight scoop and was so much more helpful. I haven't actually gone to the SS office, but have talked with them on the phone. I didn't have an HSA, so didn't run into that pitfall. I'm so sorry they messed you up. If it's their fault, it's really unfair that you should be penalized!

    I hope the rest goes more smoothly for you. I ran into a small glitch with my part D plan yesterday when I went to pick up my prescriptions. My plan D company refused to cover the prescription saying that my "other coverage" would cover it. I had to call them and tell them that they were my only coverage. They were very nice and said they'd correct my records, but we'll see in 3 months when I have to get more meds.

    Another nice thing about being retired, though, is that you'll have to deal with the BS! emoticon
    9 days ago
    It's not like choosing a watermelon. There are so many variables and the government should be helping people because it you are healthy it's different than if you are chronically ill. I hope I made the right decision.
    10 days ago
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