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Experience Magazine January/February 2024

Volume 36, Issue 2


Feeling Fined by a Medicare Trap

Leasha West

The IRMAA isn’t part of your Medicare premium plan. Instead, it’s an additional amount paid directly to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. Here's how you can avoid falling victim to the Medicare…

Feb 07, 2024 7 min read

Is Line Warming Legal?

Christina E. Bustos

Long lines, combined with brutal heat or cold, can make potential voters walk away. Giving them food and water can be risky.

Feb 07, 2024 4 min read

How I Became a Substitute Teacher

Stephen M Terrell

If you’re retired, sitting at home, and want to do something other than be a greeter at your local big box store, I have something for you to consider. It’s not what I expected, but I’m finding that…

Feb 07, 2024 5 min read

From the Experience Chair


Why You Need A Go Bag

David Z Kaufman

Have I ever actually needed a go bag to deal with emergencies or disasters? Yes, more than once. Actually you need more than one, and here’s why.

Feb 07, 2024 7 min read