Can preventative action help curb the rising cost of health care? It can substantially reduce our own out-of-pocket costs, certainly, and help us live independently longer.
Taking a mental age test can be fun, but its true importance is cloaked behind the entertainment value: for anyone age fifty and above, a youthful mental age can signify an active adult who’s involved in life.
Understanding differences between long-term care (LTC) insurance versus Life Care plans can be a bit baffling. Many people are concerned about outliving their financial resources. What happens if I am diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease? Would a health care crisis wipe out my estate? If I’m sent to a nursing home, how many days are covered? […]
Continuing care, home health care… understanding these terms can ensure better care for those who prefer aging in their own home. Consider this situation…
Doctors are your ally when it comes to your health care. You see them at least once a year for a physical, so make sure you get the most out of your visit. Here are 6 things doctors wish you knew about senior health so you can be prepared at your next exam.
Everyone has an occasional restless night, but seniors whose nightly rituals consist of tossing and turning to no avail are at risk for other associated problems.
Anxiety can be a tough topic to broach, particularly for seniors. Anxiety disorders are often considered problems of adolescence and early adulthood, and many older adults attribute their symptoms to other issues or the aging process itself.
Retirement is supposed to be the time to relax and enjoy life without the strain of raising a family, working and any of the other mid-life responsibilities.
When people think of brain health and dementia, they often assume their fates are fixed. Genetics and age determine our cognitive decline and there’s little we can do about it — or is there?
There are plenty of activities and exercises you can do to improve your brain health, but did you know you may be doing things to actually hurt your efforts? You are most likely doing these things without realizing the potential damage they can cause.