Protect your Bones

Brittle bones could shatter your life. Every year, more Americans are diagnosed with osteoporosis—a disease that causes bones to weaken and become more likely to break. You may not know that you have this “silent” disease until your bones are so weak that a sudden strain, bump, or fall causes your wrist to break or [...]

By | July 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Health Screenings

Did you ever put off doing a task or getting a test and later wished you’d just gotten it over with? If you’re a man with Medicare, now’s the time to talk with your doctor about whether you should get screened for prostate cancer, for colorectal cancer, or for both. Screening tests can find cancer [...]

By | June 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Have you Checked your Blood Pressure Lately?

When was the last time you checked your blood pressure? Now’s the time to take a fast (less than a minute) and simple test to see if your blood pressure is too high. High blood pressure usually has no signs or symptoms, but it can lead to a higher risk of heart disease, stroke, and [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stay Healthy

Did you know that by the year 2029, more than 20% of people in the U.S. will be at retirement age? Older adults are a vital part of our society. Since 1963, communities across the country have shown their gratitude by celebrating Older Americans Month each May. This year, to celebrate the Older Americans Act, [...]

By | June 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hospice Care: Comfort and Support at a Difficult Time

It’s never easy to face all of the difficult decisions that come with a terminal illness, like considering whether hospice is right for you. For some people, the thought of hospice can be scary, but it’s important to learn about your options. Medicare covers hospice care so that those who are terminally ill can spend [...]

By | May 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Health Care Fraud

Fight health care fraud: guard your Medicare number! The next Medicare Open Enrollment season (October 15 to December 7) is almost here, which means fraudsters and identity thieves will increase their efforts to get and abuse Medicare numbers from people like you. Fortunately, there are many measures you can take to fight health care fraud: [...]

By | May 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Medicare Open Enrollment: 4 Ways to Protect Your Identity and Information

Guard your information. Be wary of giveaways. Don’t lend your identity. If you spot something, say something. These are 4 simple ways to protect your identity and personal information from Medicare fraud, but they can be difficult to do if you’re caught off guard. During Medicare Open Enrollment – between now and December 7 – [...]

By | April 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Make 2016 Your Year of Better Nutrition

They say “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but that’s not the whole truth. While apples are healthy and delicious, there are many other important factors in having a nutritious diet. Over 35% of U.S. adults are obese. An unhealthy body weight puts you at a greater risk for many diseases like type [...]

By | April 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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By | April 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments