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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 […]

3 Musical Senior YouTubers Worth a Listen

Music has the ability to evoke powerful emotions within us, whether that’s enjoyment, sadness, or nostalgia. It can bridge the gap between generations or transport you back in time. Music is healthy for your mind and body no matter if you’re listening, playing, or dancing. Some seniors are sharing their love of music with the […]

Why Do We Celebrate That? Halloween Tricks and Treats

Once again, Halloween is approaching, though eagle-eyed consumers will have noticed decorations as early as August this year! Last year, we discussed the ancient origins of Halloween, but as we answered some of the foundational questions about Halloween, more sprung up. If it’s a holiday of the dead and scary things, why are pranks so […]

Understanding and Managing Arthritis

As we get older, there are a few common complaints many of us pick up as well. Achy joints are high on this list, and arthritis may be the cause of the pain. In fact, 23 percent of American adults suffer with some form of arthritis. If you’ve ever been subjected to a groaning knee […]

Does Medicare Cover Medical Nutrition Therapy?

For many Americans, losing weight is a major goal to be achieved. This isn’t always easy, though. You may try different diets or weight loss plans, but nothing may seem to work. If you’ve reached the point where you think you may need professional help, a dietician may be worth looking into. After all, most […]

CMS Announces Lower Average Premiums for Medicare Advantage and Part D in 2020

Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced their expectation that premiums will drop for both Medicare Advantage in 2020. These lowered premiums are anticipated despite growing options and benefits, ensuring seniors have more options at often affordable prices. This news follows on the heels of CMS’ announcement of anticipated average Medicare […]

Seasonal Picks: 3 MORE Foods You Should Try This Fall

Fall is here, and with it, a cornucopia of harvest fruits and vegetables that are in season. While it’s easy to stick to the classic fall foods, like apples and pumpkins, there are many others out there that you should try this fall. Not only are these fruits and veggies delicious, but they’re also often […]