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September 1, 2020

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Living abroad seasonally has become more common among retiree homeowners. Indeed, spending the winter or summer months in another country can be appealing and stimulating. As of 2019, there were 29,553 American retirees collecting Social Security checks in in Mexico. While some retirees have chosen to live year-round in another country, most spend around...

August 1, 2020

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Patients covered by a health insurance plan typically are unaware of their healthcare cost borne by insurers. For any healthcare services, this cost can range from low to high depending upon the hospital or provider’s contract with that insurance company. Lack of healthcare price transparency is also burdening physician practices due to their inability in...

July 1, 2020

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Injuries and specific illnesses can result in the need for healthcare services from a specialist physician. Besides cost, three other factors described by the federal DHHS that can prevent your acquiring healthcare services are inadequate health insurance (or no insurance), lack of availability of needed healthcare services, and lack of care that is cultu...

June 26, 2020

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Why do we need a strong immune system and what are some of the ways we can "boost" it to have a long healthy and happy life.

June 22, 2020

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Hospitalization is a concern for anyone diagnosed with pneumonia due to Covid-19 infection. Among adults hospitalized with this coronavirus, 45 percent are age 65 or older (according to the American Hospital Association as of May 18, 2020). If you have been laid-off or unable to work during this Covid-19 pandemic, anxiety over the potential cost of a hosp...

October 1, 2019

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Medicare and your dental care options.

September 18, 2019

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Throw rugs can be the cause of a fall at home resulting in a hip fracture. More than 95 percent of hip fractures are due to falls in adults aged 65 and older (according to the Centers for Disease Control). However, an accident at home is not the only reason that you may need transportation somewhere by ambulance. Whether you are enrolled (or considering e...

August 19, 2019

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Married couples nearing retirement age are often not prepared for a health crisis necessitating a nursing home placement. Yet, a person at age 65 has a 70 percent chance of requiring long-term care. Whether your spouse has a stroke, dementia, or progressive neurological disorder, ensuring your spouse’s continued safety at home can become impossible over t...

June 25, 2019

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Experiencing a heart attack is far more likely after age 65. Likewise, 75 percent of strokes occur after this age. For an employed senior, either a heart attack or stroke can signal the end of decades of employment due to subsequent permanent disability. As more adults are working longer in life, preparing in advance for a shift from employer-based health...

June 11, 2019

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At least 313,000 Florida residents travel north each July to escape the summer heat. Since Florida is a major relocation destination for retired adults, travel to visit family members in summer (as well as for vacation) is common – both in the US and abroad. According to the CDC, around 25,000 annual fatalities due to car accidents occur globally in US to...

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