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Ways to Cope with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is an affliction that millions of people, both young and old, face in the United States. One’s likelihood of experiencing hearing loss grows as they age. Upon reaching age 75 or older, roughly half of seniors experience some form of hearing loss. If you find yourself losing your hearing, you may start to […]

What are Electrolytes?

If you’ve ever seen an ad for a sports drink or played sports, you’ve likely heard of electrolytes. But what are they exactly? Why does Gatorade have electricity in it, and why do you need it after you exercise? Is it really that important, or is it just a marketing strategy? In reality, “electrolytes” is […]

What Are Service Animals?

If you have a pet, you may agree that they can help you emotionally, but there’s a special designation of animal that takes help to the next level. These are service animals. And, while they are almost always dogs, they can also be miniature horses. Service animals have gotten a bit of a bad rap […]

5 Healthy Ways to Stay Busy on a Rainy Day

Spring can be an unreliable time of the year in terms of the weather. It can be a beautiful day in the morning, only to turn ugly and rainy out of nowhere. This can throw a wrench in your plans, if you were hoping to go on a long walk or hike, for example. On […]

How Seniors Can Start Bird-Watching

For many seniors, bird-watching, or birding as it’s sometimes known, can be a fun hobby that allows them to feel a closer connection with nature, whether you’re in the countryside or the big city. Between the emotional and mental benefits, as well as the potential for physical exercise, bird-watching can offer real health benefits. With […]

How Medicare Can Help with Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a potentially serious condition that can lead to a number of uncomfortable symptoms and can ruin your sleep (as well as the sleep of your family). While mild sleep apnea may be able to be treated some lifestyle changes, more severe cases may require durable medical equipment or even surgery. In some […]

CMS Announces Expanded Telehealth Benefits for COVID-19 Outbreak

On March 17, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Trump Administration announced that they would be expanding Medicare’s coverage of telehealth services to ensure that beneficiaries could receive care in the comfort and safety of their own homes during the COVID-19 outbreak. This is coupled with the announcement week before […]

CMS & Insurers Announce Part C and D COVID-19 Coverage

News about the coronavirus — officially called the SARS-CoV02, 2019 Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 — has been everywhere lately. As of writing this article (March 12, 2020), there are more than 124,000 cases confirmed worldwide and more than 4,600 deaths. The potential strain this may put on the health care system in the United States, […]

Judy Graham, Senior Knitter for the Stars

If you’re a knitter or read our recent article about how healthy knitting can be for you, you may be looking for a way to hone your new craft. What if we told you that you can get tips and lessons directly from a legendary knitter and Hollywood expert? Through the power of the internet […]

3 Senior Women Who Have Changed the World

March is Women’s History Month, and what better way for a senior lifestyle blog to celebrate than to publish a post in honor of a few senior women who have truly changed the world we live in! It was incredibly difficult to narrow this list down to only three ladies, since there are hundreds of […]