opioid epidemic cdc
Understanding the Opioid Epidemic The US is in the midst of an opioid overdose epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. The center estimates the total economic burden of opioid misuse in the United States to be […]

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Baby Boomers guide to social security
What baby boomers need to know about Social Security After years of paying into the system, Baby Boomers (people born between 1946 and 1964) are either preparing to enroll or are now eligible to collect Social Security benefits. Starting the process of signing up for Social Security can be a […]

Baby Boomers Guide to Social Security

Google Ascension
According to an investigation by the Wall Street Journal, Google has been collecting personal health data of millions of Americans in a partnership with Ascension – one of the country’s largest healthcare companies. Who is Ascension? Ascension Health is a faith-based, non-profit healthcare organization with over 2,600 clinics. This includes […]

Google Collecting Health Data On Millions Without Their Knowledge

November is long-term care awareness month.
November is Long-term Care Awareness Month. November is designated as long-term care awareness month. This campaign’s focus is on educating Americans about the importance of long-term care insurance. If you have never considered Long Term Care Insurance (LTC), take some time now to go through these statistics. U.S. Health and […]

Majority Of Seniors Will Eventually Need Long-Term Care

The History of Memorial Day! Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May, and honors the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. military. This year Memorial Day is May 28, 2018. Memorial Day was established in the years after the Civil War, but […]

The History of Memorial Day!

Presidents' Day
Happy Presidents’ Day! Presidents’ Day, also known as Washington’s birthday, is held on the third Monday of February. This federal holiday honors the past presidents of the United States.  Different states celebrate this federal holiday differently. For example, some states focus more on Abraham Lincoln than Washington, because he had […]

Happy Presidents’ Day!

Groundhog Day
The History of Groundhog Day 2018 Groundhog Day Punxsutawney Phil has spoken! The results of this year’s Groundhog Day have been announced! February 2nd at 7:25 a.m. Eastern time, “Punxsutawney Phil, Seer of Seers, Sage of Sages, Prognosticator of Prognosticators, and Weather Prophet Extraordinaire” saw his shadow and predicted 6 […]

The History of Groundhog Day