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6 Cures for Bad Breath

Have you ever been having a nice conversation with someone, only to get closer and get hit by a wall of bad breath? There are few things as unattractive and unappealing as foul breath, and if you’re the one with it, it can be embarrassing. How can you get rid of it? Let’s say that […]

Probiotic-Rich Recipes for a Healthy Diet

Your gut health can influence a number of other systems throughout your body, and thereby, plays a big role in your overall well-being. Has your stomach ever just felt off, and it put you in a bad mood or just a funk? Something as simple as just feeling poorly can alter your quality of life, […]

How and When Can I Change Medicare Plans?

Many people love their Medicare plans. It offers them the coverage they need for a price they can afford. But each year, some people look to make a change with their plans. This isn’t to say that the plans are bad, it just makes sense for that person. There are plenty of reasons why you […]

Cooking for Beginners: Kitchen Knives

Knives are an instrumental tool in any home cook’s arsenal. Sure, cutting up your ingredients is only one part of a recipe, but we challenge you to find one dinner recipe where a knife isn’t somehow used. You may find a few, but the point is that many recipes require a knife. If you’ve ever […]

The Signs of Heatstroke and Heat Exhaustion

Summer is one of the most accommodating seasons for outdoor activities. While it certainly can be a great deal of fun, we also have to be safe while we’re enjoying whatever it is we’re enjoying. We’ve previously covered some [major summer safety tips[(https://living.medicareful.com/summer-safety-tips-for-seniors “Summer Safety Tips for Seniors”) related to bugs, the weather, and dehydration, […]

Are Chiropractic Services Covered by Medicare?

If you’ve ever had back pain or neck pain, there’s a chance someone you know suggested trying out their chiropractor. This suggestion usually conjures up images of being twisted up like a pretzel to the sound of your back loudly cracking. Many chiropractors are highly trained and can be effective at treating back pain in […]

Ways to Make a Senior Living Facility Feel More Like Home: Part 2

Last week, we discussed a few ways that you can take your space in a retirement community — whether that’s an individual room, apartment, or full home — and make it feel like home again. That article focused primarily on decorating and things you can do inside your private space. Today, we’re looking outside those […]

Am I Too Old to Get Fit?

We’ve all seen them — the stories about a senior who ran the marathon or climbed Mount Everest. We’ve reported on one of them here — Dickie Borthwick, the senior soccer player. While these are certainly feel good stories, they’re not the norm, right? While those seniors are bench-pressing their body weight, most others are […]

Does Medicare Cover Alternative Medicine?

One of the primary benefits of your Medicare coverage is how comprehensive it is. Generally speaking, if a doctor says that the service or item is medically necessary, you have a good argument for it to be covered by Medicare. This is the case for many medical services and equipment. But, as with many things […]

Why Does Sugar Taste Good

When it comes to cravings, the undisputed champion is sugar. Sugar cravings are so common that we even have a special name for it, a sweet tooth. But in modern diets, sugar is also one of the main culprits of weight gain and obesity. While you may be looking to cut back on sugar to […]