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Dishes to Impress Your Friends: Coq au Vin

Coq au vin is a deceptively simple, absurdly tasty French dish that can be a showstopper at your next dinner party!

Embrace Your Inner Hemmingway: Why Seniors Should Write

We’ve already talked about how reading can be good for you. Today, we’re looking at why seniors should take up writing. It’s surprisingly healthy for t...

When to Seek Help for Your Weight

Most of us want to lose or gain some weight. But sometimes, we may actually need to seek professional help with managing our weight. Here are the signs...

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...