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What Dianne is Reading – Feeling Stressed Because You Don’t Have Enough Time?

In this feature of the Genki Living Blog, I would like to share with you helpful articles, interesting research, and useful health information that I came across in the past week.  I know a lot of my friends and family members feel like “there just isn’t enough time,” and that causes feeling of stress.  That’s…

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What Dianne is Reading – President-Elect Trump Names Nominee to Head Up Health & Human Services

In this feature of the Genki Living blog, I would like to share with you helpful articles, interesting research, and useful health information that I came across in the past week.  As KEIRO® said at the community gathering in Little Tokyo which was held immediately after the November 2016 election, “It is evident that decisions…

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What Does the Social Security Benefit Increase Have to do with the Medicare Part B Premium?

On October 18, 2016, the Social Security Administration announced that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries would receive a 0.3 percent COLA (cost-of-living adjustment) increase in 2017. The 0.3 percent COLA this also will affect the Medicare Part B premium. For 2016, the standard premium for Medicare Part B is $121.80 / month…