Eight tips for selecting a Medicare plan
Sat, Oct 08 2016 12:00 PM
October 15 marks the start of the open enrollment period for Medicare, and your mailbox is likely filled with information from insurance companies about your coverage choices. The sheer amount of information can be confusing and even overwhelming.
Making sure seniors don’t go hungry
Nearly 10 million seniors are “food insecure,” a term used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to describe the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.
According to the National [..]
How physical therapy can help with balance issues
Balance issues and dizziness are often perceived as a normal part of aging, but that’s a common misconception. These issues can range from a sense of instability to actually falling down. Our balance is controlled by three bodily functions that [..]
Sleep tracking devices: How well do they work?
People are wearing them on their wrists, tucking them under their mattresses and placing them next to their pillows when they go to bed. Sleep tracking devices are becoming increasingly popular – but just how effectively do they measure how wel [..]
Six healthcare services receive 5-star ratings
Paradise Valley Hospital has received 5 stars for the quality of its cardiac, critical care, gastrointestinal and orthopedic care from Healthgrades. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 33 o [..]
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