Posts on Medicare
When you think of health risks, smoking and being overweight probably top the list. But there's a surprising hidden health threat that affects up to 30 percent of adults over 65 — loneliness.
Menopause — when a woman's body stops menstruating, ovulating and producing estrogen and progesterone — is a natural part of a woman's life. The average age that women reach menopause is 51.
And you don't actually go through menopause. Technically, you go through perimenopause, the transitional period of time before you hit menopause which is the specific marker that signifies you haven't had a menstrual cycle in a year.
Simple Tips to Prevent Falls
Each year, thousands of older men and women are disabled, sometimes permanently, by falls that result in broken bones or trauma. Yet small changes in homes and lifestyles can help.
Health insurance can be a complicated subject. If you have questions, you’re not alone. Many of us need a bit of help sorting through all the details.
This time of year, we start to hear a lot about “open enrollment.” But what, exactly, does that mean? And how does it affect people who secure their own health insurance? Is open enrollment different for individuals with Medicare? When does it start?
We’ve got answers to those questions and more. Browse the Q&A below to find all the basics about open enrollment.