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What are Plant-Based Milk Alternatives?

Alternatives to milk are around for a reason, and different types seem to spring up every day. Nearly every type of nut, legume, and grain has been turned into a milk at this point. Many have begun to grow in popularity, to the point where you’ll find numerous brands and flavors of them in your […]


Medicare Enrollment Periods Explained

Enrollment Periods Explained Universal Enrollment Periods Annual Enrollment Period– This is the period from October 15 to December 7 when people can switch from Medicare Advantage to Original Medicare plus enroll in a Medicare Part D plan and apply for a Medicare supplement policy. Also, Medicare Advantage members can change to different Medicare Advantage plan. […]

Changes to Make at Home to Prevent Fractures

If you’ve ever had broken a bone, you know it can be slow and painful to recover from one. There are also complications that can arise if a bone doesn’t heal properly. These risks are compounded if you’re older, with broken bones increasing the risk of death for seniors for up to a decade. What’s […]

What Does Organic Food Mean?

There are people that swear by organic foods — that they’re healthier, cleaner, and better for you. But for others, it’s just a way to mark the price up. You may be wondering which side of this argument is correct. Surely, something that receives an official designation from the United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA) […]

Preventing Broken Bones with Lifestyle Changes

Broken bones are never fun. They’re painful, and they can take you out of commission or worse. A broken bone can increase the risk of death in a senior for up to a decade. This puts the millions of people in the United States and around the world at a daily risk that many of […]

What’s the Healthiest Type of Milk?

When you’re in the grocery store, you’ll see plenty of options for milk, from cow’s milk to almond milk, oat milk, coconut milk, and soy milk. Even if you’re sticking with the traditional cow’s milk, there are between three and four choices of that alone — whole milk, 2 percent milk, 1 percent milk, and […]

Dog Breeds That Are Perfect for Seniors

When you give a pet a loving home, you get a lot in return. Pets offer their owners companionship, love, and a great excuse to exercise. Seriously, with the amount of benefits they give you, dogs really are man’s best friend. But not every breed of dog is right for everyone, especially as we age. […]

The Importance of Fiber in Your Diet

Fiber is one of those nutrients that companies often advertise or praise, but they don’t really say why it’s good for us. At most, they give us vague allusions to it assisting with digestion or weight loss; however, fiber can be an essential nutrient that aids different areas and processes of the body. How? Well, […]


Medicareful Travel: Senior Trip to Las Vegas

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 […]

Can Medicare Help Me Stop Smoking?

Smoking is an incredibly common, but unhealthy habit that can harm nearly every organ in the body. Not only can it cause lung cancer, increase your chances of breaking bones and Alzheimer’s Disease, but it can also contribute to premature aging and empty your wallet. While the best way to avoid these health risks is […]