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Why Do We Celebrate That? Classic New Year’s Traditions

Each year, we ring in the New Year with parties, sparkles, songs, and fireworks. We also make promises to ourselves about how we’ll improve. In many cases, these traditions make sense. For example, holidays and the end of a year have always been celebrated with a party, even if it’s part of a different calendar […]

Why Do We Celebrate That? Santa Claus and His Helpers

There are many images and symbols that immediately bring to mind Christmas and the holiday season. While a Christmas tree, adorned with ornaments and a star, may top many people’s lists, there’s probably another that may even be more recognizable: Santa Claus. The big man in the big red suit is simply iconic, but what’s […]

4 Great Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

Soon, the old year will be out the door, and it’ll be time to ring in the new year. Most people will do so at a party with friends and family as they count down from ten while the ball drops on the TV. If you’re looking for something a little different this year, why […]


How to Make a Healthy Holiday Wassail

In Yuletide, you may hear friends and neighbors singing “Here we come, a-wassailing.” But besides being a funny word, what is wassail? Traditionally, wassail is an Anglo-Saxon drink often made with a combination of ale, cream, or apple cider. If you’re looking to spice up your holiday party this year by bringing celebrations of Christmas […]


Medicareful Travel: Senior Trip to Paris

We love traveling at Medicareful Living. It can expand your perspective, keep you learning and active, and create memories that last a lifetime. However, a big journey can be daunting without help. We want to be that help, making sure you don’t miss a thing while you’re exploring this wide world we call home. Throughout […]

What Certifications & Training Does a Medicare Sales Agent Need?

If you’re working with a licensed insurance sales agent this Annual Enrollment Period, something we’ve suggested in the past, it’s important to trust the one you’re working with. In most cases, certifications and trainings are required of agents in order to help sign you up for certain plans. In others, certifications may simply serve as […]


Getting Creative with Comfort Food: Healthy Pancakes

Pancakes are a great way to start your day. They’re simple, nostalgic, and smell incredible when they’re being made. Most importantly, they’re a good excuse to get your hands on breakfast syrup. If you’re on a diet or just watching your calorie intake, sugary pancakes are a great way to derail your day. Two pancakes […]

6 Winter Driving Safety Tips

Winter can be a beautiful time of year, with snow laying on tree branches or dancing through the air as it falls to the earth. But, hidden beneath this beauty is the potential danger that winter can present. While you can help mitigate some of the risks by preparing your home for winter storms, there […]

What Are the Steps to Entering a Nursing Home?

You and your family have had the nursing home conversation and decided that it’s time to find the right care facility that fits your needs. That process can look very different depending on your needs and the nursing home you apply to enter; however, there are a few key general steps for preparing to enter […]

The Sweet Health Benefits of Honey

Honey is a popular, natural sweetener that many of us enjoy almost as a condiment or to sweeten tea. Like many sweeteners, the sugars in honey can be fattening. What sets honey apart is that it also offers a bevvy of health benefits, which that means you’re not just indulging your sweet tooth. For example, […]