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5 Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Ice, snow, and freezing temperatures can make life more challenging for seniors during the winter months. Slippery walkways and bone-chilling colds can lead to serious injuries and illnesses, particularly for older adults. These tips for winter can help keep seniors safe. Dress Warm to Prevent Hypothermia Hypothermia is a risk for older people living in regions with colder temperatures in winter. This condition occurs when...

Does Medicare Pay for Nursing Homes?

There may come a time in the life of an elderly person when a nursing home is the best option. Many older persons are living with a range of age-related conditions that must be managed professionally. Medicare offers some strong advantages for senior healthcare, but not all Medicare plans will help cover the cost of placing your relative in a nursing home. Original Medicare and...

Keeping Health Coverage While Between Jobs

Health insurance is not just nice to have – it is essential to your family’s well-being. If you are between jobs, you have several options for keeping health coverage until you start a new position. COBRA “COBRA” stands for the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act. This law gives workers who lose or leave their jobs the right to continue group health benefits for a limited...