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Surprising Things Seniors' Health Insurance Doesn’t Cover

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 7, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Most seniors may think that their Medicare A or B plus covers every Medicare-approved service or treatment. Unfortunately, some of the most expensive medical necessities are not covered. Fidelity Investments estimates that the average couple retiring today at age 65 will spend $280,000 on health care during the remainder of their lives.  

Read the following list of things not covered by Medicare to make sure you or a loved one isn't left paying out of pocket. 

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Best New Car Features For Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 24, 2018 5:30:00 PM

What do the Nissan Rogue, Subaru Outback, and Hyundai Sante Fe have in common? They all made the Consumers Reports list of 25 great new cars for senior drivers. But why did they make it? Because it's all about safety during the golden years and these cars have great safety features. Whether you choose a car from that particular list or not, here are a few features to consider when searching for your next new ride.

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Reasons Why Oral Health Is So Important For Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Seniors should take care of their health, including oral health. Good oral hygiene can prevent seniors from diseases, help them to keep their real teeth, and allow them to live longer lives. Here are some reasons why oral health is so important for seniors. 

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Six Tips to Prepare Your Senior for a Family Reunion

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 19, 2018 5:30:00 PM

It's that time again! Your family reunion is coming up and you are getting ready for a fun day with family. This time, however, you are bringing your senior with you to the festivities. Everyone is excited to see them and you want to make the day as special as you can. Read on for some tips on how you can do just that!

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Seniors and Summer Vacations: Perfect Pairing

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 5, 2018 5:30:00 PM

After the doldrums of winter and the sometimes frenetic pace of spring, just hearing the words "summer" and "vacation" is tantalizing to the ear. Something about summer helps us all slow down to soak in the sunshine and enjoy the richness of time away from it all.

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How To Positively Impact Senior Brain Health

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 22, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Senior brain health is affected by a variety of factors. Chief among those factors is our willingness to be as proactive as possible. The time has come for us to take a much closer look at all of the exercises that proven to have a positive effect on the brain health of seniors everywhere.

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Elderly Insomnia: Important Signs to Look For

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 8, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Seniors experience occasional sleepless nights, however, it can become a problem when it's happening more frequently and causing negative consequences. Insomnia occurs when an individual can't fall asleep, stay asleep, or wakes up too early and can't get back to sleep. We need sleep just as much as we need air, water, and food. It's a basic human need, as it refreshes our minds, bodies, energy levels, and boosts our overall well-being.

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Weathering the Storm: Keeping Seniors Safe During Storm Season

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 24, 2018 5:30:00 PM

The safety of our beloved seniors is of utmost importance to us. Now that storm season has officially arrived, making sure our elderly loved ones have what they need in case of emergencies is a definite priority. With the following tips, you can be sure that your senior can safely weather the storm season without worry.

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4 Spring Exercise Ideas for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Fresh air and warmer temperatures make exercising outside way more enjoyable! Spring is the perfect time to begin a new workout plan and mix things up. For active seniors who enjoy keeping fit and working out, freshening up their workouts can boost moods, maintain health, and crush boredom all at the same time. While walking is a great senior exercise, here are some other terrific workout ideas.

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Important Things To Look For In Senior Citizen Car

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 27, 2018 5:30:00 PM

For many, a car symbolizes freedom. A car is the ability to go anywhere you'd like at anytime you'd like. However, as a society we often fail to help senior citizens find the right car for them. The people who deserve that freedom the most our often left to fend for themselves, and it's a shame. To help mitigate that, we wanted to help detail some important considerations for a senior citizen buying a car to ensure the best possible experience. 

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