If you’re in your 60s or 70s, you may have wondered if you should start seeing a geriatrician instead of, or in addition to, your primary care provider. These are family doctors or internists with special training in the health needs of older adults. About 30 percent of people over age 65 need one, according […]

New Medicare Card Mailing Complete

Important Update – New Medicare Card Mailing Completed The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has now finished mailing new Medicare cards to people with Medicare across all mailing waves, including Wave 7 states and territories and also to people with Medicare, Parts A&B who live in Canada and Mexico. To ensure that people have […]

Fraud Prevention Checklist

New technology & communication, while opening the door for many positive avenues of progress, also makes us more susceptible as targets for scammers.  These individuals reach out to as many people as possible under some guise until they find someone who falls for their tricks.  The range of tricks being used by such scammers is […]

4 Technology Solutions Long-Distance Caregivers are Talking About

Long-distance caregivers have the especially challenging task of ensuring their loved ones’ health and well-being even when they don’t see them in person each day. Unfortunately, consistent phone calls and check-ins with health care providers and neighbors do not paint a complete picture of your loved one’s physical and mental health. Thankfully, technology advancements empower long-distance […]

Why It’s Important to Treat Dry Eyes

If you’re like many people, you may not take dry eyes seriously—but that could be a big mistake. Left untreated, dry eye syndrome can cause discomfort and bouts of blurry vision. It can interfere with your activities—for example, making it hard to use a computer for long periods or travel comfortably in the dry cabin […]