As we get older, we often consider how to keep our brains active so we can live life boldly. One great way to take care of our minds is by reading. Since March is National Reading Month, it's the perfect time to bring attention to the many cognitive, mental and social benefits of reading.
One of the advantages of living in North and South Carolina is that we have many beautiful days all year round to get out and exercise. But rain, early evenings and colder days can make it harder than usual to get outside and stay active. Try these tips to make exercising in the winter easier!
Hospital bills are a serious concern, so understanding your coverage is critical to your finances and overall health. We hope you avoid hospital stays, but if you do need inpatient care, it's good to know what you'll pay.
Cardiovascular screenings and treatment are available from your doctor and can be covered by Medicare. Consider these questions – and their answers – to ensure that you're getting the right care you need for the life you lead!
If you're turning 65, chances are you've been thinking about how you can stay healthy as you get older. One great way to take charge of your health is to utilize the preventive care and benefits offered by Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan.
The Inflation Reduction Act, a new law passed by Congress in August 2022, will mean enhanced benefits for Medicare beneficiaries. Wondering how this legislation affects you? Our summary provides you a look at the most significant changes for 2023.
We've talked before about the idea of creating SMART goals (those that are specific, measurable, achievable, results-driven and timely). A SMART goal takes a lifestyle change like "I want to eat healthier this year" and makes it an actionable plan like "I will eat a side salad with every meal and only eat dessert on Friday this week."