Health


Every drop counts when it comes to national blood donor month.
National Blood Donor Month is in January and helps create awareness of the importance of blood donation in saving lives every day. It is a time to recognize and celebrate the selfless individuals who contribute to the blood supply by donating blood. The observance was established in 1970 to increase public awareness […]

National Blood Donor Month


The Harsh Truth of Tooth Loss Unfortunately, losing teeth can be a harsh reality for most older individuals. According to the CDC, nearly one in five adults 65 and older has lost all their teeth. Complete tooth loss is twice as likely among adults 75 and older (26%) compared to adults […]

Preventing Tooth Loss As You Age




Last will and testament with notary public tools
Should I Have a Last Will and Testament? Do you know more than 50% of the USA population do not have a will because they think they have few assets to leave behind? I know it’s hard to talk about death, but it’s the only sure thing we have in life. It is […]

The Basics of Last Will and Testament



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The Medicare program has provided health coverage for older Americans since being signed into law in 1965 by President Lyndon B. Johnson. Millions of Americans rely on these plans to supply health benefits, but unfortunately, myths about Medicare have persisted ever since becoming law. To make the most of your Medicare benefits […]

3 Myths about Medicare



Coin stack with young green sprout growing on top to symbolize financial life stages concept.
Financial Life Stages A person goes through financial stages throughout life: accumulation, building, and retirement years. Each life stage has a set of actions to take based on needs. Those actions may include buying a house, purchasing a car, starting a family, saving for retirement, and dealing with illness or death. Knowing the […]

Financial Life Stages


An woman sprays a citrus-flowered air freshener. But is it safe?.
It is human nature to enjoy natural scents and smells. The smells of a ripe orange, fresh rain, or a home-cooked meal are pleasant scents most people enjoy breathing in. Over the last several decades, the household-cleaning industry has sold artificially scented products to mask or eliminate unpleasant odors. Are […]

Are air fresheners safe?


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More than 131 million people use prescription drugs. If you have ever been in a pharmacy, you probably have been asked about taking generic medication. Sixty-six percent of all adults in the United States use prescription drugs. Older people and those with chronic conditions utilize these drugs at a particularly high rate. […]

Should I Use Generic Medication?