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Cooking for Beginners: How to Pick a Cooking Pot or Pan

Do you have a mountain of pots and pans in your kitchen? There may be a good reason for that. The pot or pan you use to cook matters, and here’s why!

Why Seniors Should Go Hiking

Hiking can mean different things to different people. But, no matter if you’re strolling down a scenic nature trail or tackling tougher terrain, hiking...

What Cooking Oil Should I Use and Why?

Knowing the different factors to consider when choosing what cooking oil to use can make or break your dish. Here’s why!

Medicareful Travel: Senior Trip to Rome

How can you ensure that your next trip to Rome is fit for an emperor? Medicareful Travel has tips to make your next Roman holiday unforgettable.

Is the Mediterranean Diet Healthy for You?

Is it possible that a diet that consists of pasta, paella, and polenta could really be one of the best diets out there? Just how healthy is the Mediter...

What's the Difference Between an HMO and a PPO?

HMO and PPO Medicare Advantage plans can make a massive difference to your coverage options and what you pay for the care you need.

Getting Creative with Comfort Food: Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha is one of the most important religious festivals on the Islamic calendar. Today, we’re learning why it’s so important, how it’s celebrated,...

Is it Possible to Be Too Healthy?

This may seem like a crazy question, but can you be too healthy? Spoiler alert! Turns out, yes, you can!

Quick Home Remedies for Hiccups

Looking for a few quick ways to cure hiccups that are simple and do the trick fast? These evidence-based home remedies may be your ticket to relief!

Cooking for Beginners: Frequently Asked Questions (& Their Answers!)

Today, we’re answering reader-submitted questions, about cooking — from safety inquiries to why you use certain temperatures to cook.

Why Tennis is a Great Sport for Seniors

It’s popular with people of all ages, but did you ever wonder why tennis is a great sport for seniors? There are actually a lot of advantages to playin...

How Healthy is Coconut Milk for You?

Coconut milk and other coconut ingredients are often used for their distinct flavor, but they can also be healthy for you! Find out for yourself with o...

3 Healthy Cooking Oils You Should Be Using and Why

If you’re looking for a delicious and nutritious ingredient to revamp your favorite recipe, look no further than these three cooking oils. These health...

Is Your Doctor in Your Medicare Plan’s Network? How to Tell

Many people like their doctors. But, whether or not your doctors are in your Medicare plan’s network can influence your out-of-pocket costs. How can yo...

How Video Games Can Be Healthy for Seniors

Many believe that gaming is a pastime for children, but a surprising number of older adults also play video games regularly. In fact, video games can b...