Sunday, June 20, 2021

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Thinking about health: Medicare Advantage directories are full of outdated, incorrect information

Trudy Lieberman  |  Rural Health News Service The other day came a lengthy https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Health-Plans/ManagedCareMarketing/Downloads/Provider_Directory_Review_Industry_Report_Round_3_11-28-2018.pdf report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announcing...

What’s your plan? (04/03/2019)

The Girls are paying their dues and becoming quite the musicians. They do have band class each school day and are expected to practice...

What’s your plan? (02/12/2020)

Life has a tendency to throw you a curve every once in a while. I feel compelled that I should add a quip from...

Life, as I See it… (01/20/2021)

Appreciation of what we have is sometimes a hard task. Shame on us.  For months now we have complained and worried about our lives and...

Grow a Nutritious Garden in a Pot

Don’t let a lack of time or space get in the way of gardening your way to a healthy lifestyle.  Plant a container of...

Veterans Corner: Gulf War Veterans Medically Unexplained Illnesses

A prominent condition affecting Gulf War Veterans is a cluster of medically unexplained chronic symptoms that can include fatigue, headaches, joint pain, indigestion, insomnia,...

Life, as I see it :  People we need

There’s a gradual bond between some people.  This week, with my longtime friend Gary and his wife Katherine visiting, we’ve had a lot of talks...

Life, as I see it: On to phase two

Christmas has passed and this week we begin a new year. Back in the 60’s, watching sci-fi movies about the future way off in year...

What’s your plan? (03/04/2020)

There was a season in my life when growing rice paid all the bills. Maybe that time will come again. There are so many...

Life, as I See it…Burr

So, the warnings were real. This past week here in North Dakota we hit -49 degrees wind chill. We were reminded of what my...

Dog’s Head Out the Car Window – A Dangerous Habit

Submitted by: TripsWithPets.com For most pups, the best part of a car ride is feeling the breeze in their furry faces as they stick their head...

Life as I see it… (Sept. 21, 2016)

This past week my sister Ann, brother-in-law Samuel, and I worked at cleaning out our parents’ house. We are looking at 70 plus years of...

what’s your plan? (06/05/2019)

Friday, May 31st, will remain bittersweet. We survived one of the hottest days of the year. Scanning the sky, there wasn’t a rain cloud...

News Back Then – January 11, 2012

1/9/1906-WATCH NIGHT PARTY Did you ever hear of a picnic on the 7th of January?  Well, the directors of the Williams Oil Company enjoyed a...

Thinking about health: Both costs and coverage matter when choosing insurance

Trudy Lieberman | Rural Health News Service It’s open enrollment time for medical insurance, and for people having to shop in the individual insurance market; the...

What’s your plan? (05/22/2019)

It has been a good week with respect to positive mental attitude (PMA). I had the opportunity to spend some quality time with all...

What’s your plan? (09/23/2020)

There are very few things that are really our own.  The right to choose (agency) being one of the few among them.  Too many...

Digging deeper into grace: June 26, 2017

In his “Sermon on the Mount,” Jesus encouraged us to be meek, gentle, humble. His close friend, Peter, advised, “Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s...

Life… as I see it (04/18/2018)

  The moving sale at my farm was great. The pick up trucks and cars started rolling in early and we were off!  Some things that...

Colusa Veterans Corner – March 2016

Read your VA letters carefully Veterans receive a wide variety of correspondence from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for benefits such as disability compensation,...

Life as I see it: 08/30/2017

My whole life I have been blessed with good skin. Rarely saw a pimple in my youth; my face was neither dry nor oily....

Digging deeper into grace (12/06/2017)

Every year during this season we hear again the Christmas story of Jesus’ birth. But do you ever stop to consider the audacious claim...

Digging deeper into grace (02/14/2018)

I hate to admit it, but through much of my life, I tended to look upon prayer almost as though it were a scheme...

Digging deeper into grace (05/23/2018)

In 1965, Jackie DeShannon sang, “What the world needs now is love, sweet love; it’s the only thing that there’s just too little of....

What’s your plan? (05/29/2019)

A friend of mine is hurting and it pains me. It is difficult to deal with the death of a loved one. I believe...

The Real Deal: The Road to Recovery

  It never fails when meeting someone new the first question they ask is “how’s the market”? Thus, this week I thought I would share...

Letter to the Editor: 11/13/2017

“E STREET RECONSTRUCTION - WILLIAMS” The above title introduces one of the most needed public roads projects in Colusa County; E STREET RECONSTRUCTION - WILLIAMS....

Thinking About Health: If Idaho ditches the ACA, other states may follow

What happens in Idaho in the coming weeks undoubtedly will not stay in Idaho. What happens there could make a big difference in how...

Thinking about health: Changes in tax law aren’t helping Medicare

Trudy Lieberman | Rural Health News Service Is Medicare going broke? That scary thought raced through the media a few weeks ago when the program’s...

What’s your plan (10/24/2018)

If there is one thing that the Arens’ household is not lacking in is the abundance of noise. You might be able to image that...

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