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Dangers of a Cold Home for Seniors

Winter can be a beautiful time of year, however as lovely as it can be, we cannot forget the dangers that can lurk in those long, cold nights. We’ve previously touched on ways you can protect yourself from winter storms, but what about when there isn’t a storm. What if the issue is just the […]

5 Ways to Warm Up Quickly in the Winter

Throughout the winter, depending on where you live, we can expect it to be cold. Not only is this a comfort issue, it can be a safety concern as well. There are several dangers to being overly cold, like hypothermia or even an increased risk of heart attack. There’s even some truth to the old […]

Ways Seniors Can Lower Heating Costs in the Winter

Winter is a time of extreme weather, longer nights, and more time indoors. Taken together, these factors can lead to higher energy costs for a few months each year, much like during summer on the other extreme. No matter what your financial situation is, it’s wise to try to lower these energy costs any safe […]

6 Winter Driving Safety Tips

Winter can be a beautiful time of year, with snow laying on tree branches or dancing through the air as it falls to the earth. But, hidden beneath this beauty is the potential danger that winter can present. While you can help mitigate some of the risks by preparing your home for winter storms, there […]

Is the Flu Shot Covered by Medicare?

If you’re someone who’s enrolled in Medicare, you’re likely within one of the demographics that’s considered at-risk of serious complications with the flu — the senior demographic. Each year, hundreds of thousands of people are hospitalized due to influenza. You can lower your risk of severe complications from this illness by getting a flu shot […]