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A Message From Our President & COO

At Walsh Duffield, supporting our clients is always our top priority. As a partner to you and your business, we continue to closely monitor the impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and we are working to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees, clients and the Western NY communities that we care so much

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Combatting “Re-entry” Anxiety

Throughout the pandemic, it has become apparent that supporting mental health is more important than ever. As the country continues to return to pre-COVID life, this can understandably cause feelings of what is being called “re-entry anxiety”. Re-entry anxiety can be described as an overall uncertainty or uneasiness about returning to the way things were

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Gratitude in the Workplace

Gratitude is the idea that our success is the result of how others have helped us and not just a solitary effort. In the workplace, giving thanks and showing appreciation for your coworkers is not just humbling, but a smart way to build a more positive work culture. In fact, leaders who make it a

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Ancillary Coverage: Dental, Vision, Hearing & Life

Now that you are reviewing your Medicare Medical coverage, don’t forget about Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, and Supplemental plans. Getting older means that more preventive and routine care is necessary to prevent future health problems. That’s why more comprehensive health coverage outside of Medicare is important. Known as Ancillary coverage, these insurance products,

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What Private Information Will My Medicare Agent Request?

Elderly adults are scammed out of approximately $2.9 billion each year, according to the Senate Special Committee on Aging. Scammers use advanced, persuasive techniques to lure even the savviest, educated and cognitively intact seniors into turning over personal information—either over the phone, via email or in person—so they can use it to steal your identity

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Identity Theft Protection: A Must-Have Voluntary Benefit

When it comes to voluntary benefits, you might think of dental, vision and life insurance. But have you considered offering identity theft protection to your employees? What is Identity Theft? Identity theft is the attempted or successful misuse of an existing account, such as a debit or credit card account; the misuse of personal information

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Getting Ready for Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period: What to Know

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is right around the corner. Now’s the time to evaluate your health care needs for the coming year and make sure you’re getting the right Medicare coverage for your health requirements and budget. Your partners at Walsh Duffield are here to help! Read on to learn how to prepare and

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Welcome New Hires

As we continue to learn and grow in 2021, Walsh Duffield is pleased to announce 5 new hires that have helped us continue to thrive as your trusted insurance partner. We are happy to welcome the following new team members: Suzannah Emerson – Benefit Service CoordinatorSuzannah Emerson has joined Walsh Duffield as a Benefits Service

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How to Pick the Right Home Insurance Policy

If you are a homeowner, you know the value that you place on keeping your home safe, updated, and uniquely yours. That also means making sure your house is protected from everything that may come its way. As one of your biggest assets, it’s important to keep you – and your house – safeguarded from

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Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental health goes far beyond treating mental illness. In fact, an employee’s mental health includes their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, as well as their emotional and social well-being. Additionally, an employee’s mental wellbeing is dynamic, meaning it is influenced by factors such as their workload, stress, and work-life balance. As such, Employers must consider various

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