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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 HealthCare.gov, 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

How to Know If You Have Pneumonia or Bronchitis

Thursday, January 11, 2018

  Pneumonia and bronchitis are both respiratory conditions that can affect your breathing, cause a painful cough, and be accompanied by cold or flu-like symptoms. What is the difference between pneumo ... READ MORE

Can You Laminate Your Medicare Card?

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

  When you’re enrolled in Original Medicare (Parts A and B), your red, white, and blue Medicare card is proof of your Medicare coverage and needs to be shown for all medical services. The Medicare ID ... READ MORE

The Benefits of Laughter Exercises for Seniors

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

  You may have used one of these expressions at some point in your life; “you’re killing me,” “I just about died laughing,” or joke after joke “had me in stitches.” Perhaps a loving family member atte ... READ MORE

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