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Does Medicare Cover Bariatric Surgery?

Weight loss surgery or bariatric surgery (the umbrella term for this group of surgeries) can be incredibly expensive without insurance coverage. Does M...

Why Siblings are Good for Your Health

Whatever relationship you had with your sibling growing up, whether it was a friendly rivalry or two steps down from open warfare, it's one worth prese...

Quick and Easy Recipes for One

On your own tonight and looking for a simple, quick dinner that'll still taste good? You're in luck, because we've got three meals that promise just that!

Ways Seniors Can Save on Travel

Traveling can be incredibly worthwhile, whatever your age, but it's not always super affordable. Luckily, there are some ways seniors can save on trave...

Does Medicare Cover Obesity Screening and Behavioral Therapy?

Losing weight can be incredibly difficult, which is partially why it's important to accept your body as is. But if you need to lose weight for health r...

Why Seniors Should Indulge Their Inner Artist

Whether you've been creative your entire life or just occasionally doodle, there are plenty of reasons you should take up art. It could become one of t...

All About Medicare Waiting Periods

Medicare offers comprehensive coverage for many of the important health care services you may need, but there are waiting periods before your coverage ...

Historic 2022 COLA Prediction Increases to Largest Since 1980s

In May, the annual Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) was predicted to be the largest since 2009. A new prediction says the 2022 COLA cou...

Is Magnesium Healthy for You?

Magnesium is likely a mineral you've heard of, but it’s rarely known what it can do for you. Once you learn the health benefits of including magnesium ...

When Should I Seek Mental Health Help?

There are many reasons to see a therapist. We'll cover some signs that mental health treatment may be a good idea.

Common Behaviors That Can Lead to Cancer

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in America, yet many of us make lifestyle choices that can increase our risks. Here are three that can mak...

What are the Medicare Part D Defined Standard Benefits and Alternatives?

There are a number of factors that designate what Medicare Part D plans can offer beneficiaries. While defined standard benefits set the bar, the other...

Cooking for Beginners: Frying Safety

Frying food is a simple, effective way to make tasty food, but it can be unsafe if done incorrectly. If you're a new home cook, you need to learn these...

Dealing with Bladder Control Issues

Dealing with incontinence can be difficult, but bladder control problems are nothing to be ashamed of. What are some strategies for living with inconti...

Am I Eligible for Medicaid?

Medicaid is Medicare's sister program, designed to help those with a financial need get health care coverage. But eligibility isn't always that straigh...