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Spooky Spots for Seniors for Halloween 2019 (Part 2)

When we were writing up this year’s Spooky Spots for Seniors article, we found so many great stories that we couldn’t contain them in a single article. With the extra space we had to work with, we were able to correct something we’ve overlooked in previous years — spooky spots in the states not part […]

What is Diabetes, and How Can I Prevent or Manage It?

Diabetes is an incredibly common condition in the United States. In 2017, the CDC reported that over 100 million Americans were either diabetic or prediabetic. But, what does this mean? We hear about diabetes and the different types of diabetes all the time, but for some, it’s just words that Wilford Brimley used to pronounce […]

Halloween Mocktails for Spooky Senior Parties

Not only is it Halloween season, it’s also Halloween party season. If you’re throwing a ‘spooky’ party for friends and family, you may need some drinks for all ages to go along with the tasty Halloween party treats! Whether you’ve given up alcohol or just want to avoid a hangover the next day, try these […]

Does Medicare Cover Arthritis Treatments?

Arthritis is a common condition that is the result of swelling or inflammation in the joints. There are many different types of the condition — most commonly osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis — with their own causes and management plans. Whatever the cause, arthritis can greatly impact your mobility and comfort, making it difficult to live […]

The Health Benefits of Coloring Books for Seniors

Coloring books are often associated exclusively with children, as something to give them to keep them busy and quiet. But in 2015, adult coloring books became the trend in the publishing world. While some declare adult coloring books a dead fad, others argue that the market simply shifted to Amazon or independent publishers. This is […]

How Can Medicare Help with Vision Impairment or Vision Loss?

The health of your eyes and your vision is important to your standard of living. It’s one of our five key senses, after all. With many seniors facing vision loss from some sort of cause, and the number expected to grow to 70 million by 2030, it’s likely that many of us will face some […]

What is Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

If a loved one is stricken with blindness, you may have a lot of questions. This is only natural, since blindness is a bit of a fuzzy term. In fact, the National Federation of the Blind considers blindness to be when your sight is bad enough, even with corrective lenses, that you need alternative methods […]

Spooky Spots for Seniors for Halloween 2019 (Part 1)

It’s that time of year again, when the air chills, and we begin celebrating the things that scare us most. One way we can face those fears directly is to visit places with scary or creepy histories, filled with stories best shared around late-night campfires. Luckily, the United States has an abundance of spooky spots […]

Get the Most Out of Medicareful with Its New Account Feature

Medicareful and its plan finder have just grown in the ways they can help you master your Medicare coverage. With the newest website update, Medicareful has added the ability for consumers to create an account that will allow them to organize much of their health care and Medicare coverage information in one place. Bonus: Consumers […]

How to Prepare for Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is right around the corner, making now the best time for those with Medicare to prepare. Whether you’re planning on sticking with your same plan or not, it’s always a good idea to explore your options each year. It can help you to save money and ensure you have the […]