Launches The Caregivers' Guide To Medicare Open Enrollment

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --, a website for people taking care of elderly parents, has launched "The Caregivers' Guide To Medicare Open Enrollment," a special section of the website for caregivers who are helping their loved ones explore their Medicare choices.

The enrollment process can be daunting simply because it's hard to know where to turn for objective guidance. Millions of caregivers are being called upon during the upcoming Medicare Open Enrollment Period (which runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7) to make sense of the numerous Medicare coverage options available, and to help select the coverage best suited to their loved one's needs.

"Choosing a Medicare plan is an important task for caregivers and elderly people," says Joe Buckheit, Publisher of "The decisions and changes made during open enrollment will impact the elderly person's healthcare coverage for the next year."

To help the many caregivers who do not know where to turn for assistance, AgingCare created an easy-to-understand guide that includes topics such as:

10 Things to Know About Medicare Open Enrollment

To get started, caregivers can read this primer on Medicare Open Enrollment:  A list of the most important things that caregivers should know.

Buy Smart: How to choose the Right Medicare Advantage Plan

Take the confusion out of buying Medicare Advantage: Know what to look for in a new plan.

5 Illegal Insurance Practices to be on the Lookout for During Medicare Open Enrollment

Especially during Open Enrollment, some Medicare Advantage salespeople use dishonest, misleading or illegal sales tactics. Here are some things insurance agents cannot do.

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