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The Differences between Medicare and Medicaid

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Many seniors, and their loved ones, share confusion over the differences between Medicare and Medicaid.  As retirement approaches, it becomes more and more important to understand your healthcare options, so that any costs associated can be included in your overall retirement planning.  Here is an explanation of each: Medicare: Medicare is a federal health insurance… Read more

Battling the Fear of the Unknown

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“The greatest fear in life is not death, but unsolicited change.”  These words, penned by an unknown, but obviously very wise, author summarize the plight of many seniors who find themselves at a common crossroads.  Do we stay in our home, despite the fact that it may be getting difficult for us to maintain, or… Read more

5 Health Benefits of Friendships

Everyone knows that the secret to healthy living well includes exercise and eating well. However, not everyone knows that there is another factor which is equally as important as regular exercise and a healthy diet: socialization. Again and again, scientific studies have shown that socialization can help us live longer, healthier, and happier lives. The… Read more

Thinking Positive Decreases Stress, Adds Years to Your Life

View Post Positive Thinking = Positive Effects The importance of “thinking positive” has been written and talked about for nearly 2,000 years. In the first century A.D., the philosopher Epictetus wrote, “The thing that upsets people is not so much what happens, but what they think about what happens.” That idea has filtered down to… Read more

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