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Medicare Coverage of End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

Monday, February 26, 2018

  Americans of all ages, even those under the age of 65, with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) may be eligible to receive Medicare benefits through the Medicare End-Stage Renal Disease Program. Learn mo ... READ MORE

Will Medicare Pay for a Lift Chair?

Thursday, February 22, 2018

  People who need help getting in and out of their chair daily due to life changes such as aging, arthritis, or a recent mobility-limiting surgery, often consider buying a lift chair. However, lift ch ... READ MORE

Medicare Coverage of Mental Health Services

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

  A person’s mental health refers to their state of psychological, emotional, and social well-being – and it’s important to take care of it at every stage of life, from childhood to late adulthood. Fo ... READ MORE

Senior Computer Classes to Try Online for FREE

Friday, February 16, 2018

  Over the past two decades, computer use among older adults has doubled– and today, 67 percent of seniors are using the internet, according to the Pew Research Center. However, despite the growing tr ... READ MORE

Why Is Fiber Important for Older Adults?

Monday, February 12, 2018

  While dietary fiber is an important part of a healthy diet for people of all ages, it can greatly help older adults who have challenges with constipation, cholesterol levels, blood sugar levels, and ... READ MORE

Medicare Coverage for Sleeping Disorders

Thursday, February 8, 2018

  Most experts recommend older adults get seven to nine hours of sleep per night; however, age-related changes in sleep patterns­ – including trouble falling or staying asleep – can make it difficult ... READ MORE

What Does 'Medically Necessary' Mean?

Monday, February 5, 2018

  If you are a Medicare beneficiary, you may have come across the term, “medically necessary” to refer to services covered by Medicare. But what does it mean? According to, medically ne ... READ MORE

Medicare vs. Medicaid: What's the Difference?

Thursday, February 1, 2018

  Medicare and Medicaid are both taxpayer funded social government programs established in 1965 that help people pay for healthcare. Despite sounding similar, they are very different programs. Follow ... READ MORE

How to Prevent Shrinking With Age

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

  Do you shrink with age? Research shows we do. Unless you have a bone disease, shrinking in height is considered a normal part of aging. People typically start to shrink after the age of 40 and lose ... READ MORE

Does Medicare Pay for Prescription Drugs?

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

When becoming eligible for Medicare, many Medicare beneficiaries make the mistake of thinking they automatically get prescription drug coverage. This is not the case. Original Medicare (Part A and Pa ... READ MORE

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