How To Get The Medicare Benefits You Deserve

Easy ways to get the benefits you – or your loved ones – deserve (BPT) – Some 60 million Americans receive Medicare benefits each year to help pay for health care and prescription drugs, according to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal agency that runs the program. Yet, many don’t … Read more

How to Strengthen Mental Health Awareness By Embracing Culture

One in five U.S. adults experience mental illness each year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and adult African Americans are 20% more likely to experience mental health issues compared to the general population. “The factors that cause or exacerbate mental illness are often found in higher numbers among minorities,” said Dr. Rufus … Read more

Fall Season | A Time to Love

The fall season has always been my favorite time of the year.  Whether you call it autumn or fall, it is a great time. I know I said that about summer but fall really is my favorite season. Ok, I might be a bit fickle about seasons. I really just like whatever season it is. … Read more

Where To Find Senior Discounts

Senior discounts are plentiful but ever-changing. Here are our Top 10 categories for senior discounts. They are organized categories to make discounts easier to find. Just click on the links below to jump to the category of discount you want. Restaurants Grocers Health Care Retail Communications Transportation Travel & Leisure Car Rental Movie theaters Services … Read more

5 Ways to Save Big on Everyday Essentials

Online shopping

With many Americans spending more time at home, they are also using more common household items such as cleaning supplies, pantry items and snacks, among other things. According to a Harris Poll survey, Americans are concerned about the economic impact the pandemic will have on their lives. These economic concerns are leading shoppers to seek … Read more

What Do Seniors Worry About Most?

What do seniors worry about most?

Our generation is a generation of worriers. It is what we do! We grew up on an era of air raid drills and bomb shelters. So what do seniors worry about most?  A recent study conducted for the Home Instead Senior Care network identified the top 10 things seniors over 55 fear most. They represent … Read more

5 Home Security Tips for National Preparedness Month

5 Home Security Tips for National Preparedness Month

As many regions approach peak hurricane season — and others face dangerous wildfire and flooding periods of the year — it’s imperative to take proactive steps to ensure loved ones and irreplaceable assets stay protected, even in the most unexpected circumstances. “Preparedness” has taken on a new meaning this year amid a global pandemic and … Read more

Where Can Senior Citizens Get Free Or Reduced-Cost Meals?

Check out Meals on Wheels for free or low cost senior meals

The United States Government, through the Administration on Aging, has established five different Elderly Nutrition Programs to help seniors get free or reduced-cost meals.  They include: Meals on Wheels Following are the answers to several frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help you find out if you have Meals on Wheels available and if you qualify. … Read more

What Is The Connection Between AFib And Stroke?

Understanding the connection between AFib and stroke

In 2020, more than 795,000 people in the United States will experience a stroke, according to a report from the American Heart Association, and nearly a third of those may be caused by atrial fibrillation (AFib) based on research published in “Vascular Health and Risk Management.” AFib is the most common type of cardiac arrhythmia, … Read more