January is National Blood Donor Month, an effort to publicize the importance of blood donation and encourage people to donate blood. Continue reading to learn more about donating blood. Different … [Read more...] about The Importance of National Blood Donor Month
With the current state of the world, it is no surprise that mental health concerns are on the rise. Awareness of depression symptoms and being proactive in seeking mental health care can make a … [Read more...] about Does Medicare Cover Depression Screenings?
The holidays! A time for family, friends, and special memories – or at least, that’s what we hope for. Sometimes the holiday season is stressful, lonely, and difficult, and we may even find ourselves … [Read more...] about How to Stay Stress Free This Holiday Season
There are so many ways to utilize technology to ensure we stay close and connected to loved ones who are away. Video Chats and Zoom events have become rituals for families with time zone … [Read more...] about Staying Connected with Family Near and Far
Summer! The season that makes us forget the cold of the previous months. The season that brings sports, graduations, outdoor activities, gardens, the Minnesota State Fair, and all sorts of fun in the … [Read more...] about How to Stay Safe and Beat the Heat This Summer
In today’s day and age, one might find it easy to feel disconnected with the world. With that disconnection some may feel that their senses are dulled, or that their memory retention and focus have … [Read more...] about 7 Ways Seniors Can Stay Sharp: Improve Mental Well-Being, Memory and Focus
Did you know that within the first 12 months of getting part B of Medicare, you get a free “Welcome to Medicare” preventive visit with your primary care provider? You do! Each year thereafter, … [Read more...] about Don’t Forget to Schedule Your Annual Wellness Visit
In What Ways Can Preexisting Conditions Affect my Approval for a Life Insurance Policy? Insurance companies look at two major factors when underwriting a life insurance policy: age and health. These … [Read more...] about How Can Preexisting Conditions Affect Life Insurance Approval?
As the weather warms and the flowers bloom, it’s a perfect time to get outside and reconnect with people, nature, and the things that bring us joy. Here are a few ways to get outside and stay active … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Stay Active This Spring
Eating a healthy diet can be tough at any age, but it’s often especially difficult for seniors. There are many reasons for this. Appetites fluctuate, nutritional needs change, and chronic disease or … [Read more...] about Nutrition Tips for Older Adults
Winter is a time for getting cozy indoors, catching up on books and movies, and spending time with loved ones. However, the cold, snow and ice make winter more difficult for all Minnesotans. This is … [Read more...] about How Seniors Can Stay Safe This Winter
The health of your mouth, teeth and gums can greatly affect your overall health and wellbeing. Therefore, maintaining oral and dental health is increasingly important. For seniors, having affordable … [Read more...] about Dental Coverage for Medicare Recipients
Did you know that many Medicare plans cover gym or fitness memberships at no additional charge? Staying in shape often remains a priority as one grows in age. Does My Medicare Plan Cover a Fitness … [Read more...] about Does My Medicare Plan Cover a Fitness Membership?
These days, the media is filled with so much contradictory information about which foods are healthy that it can become overwhelming to know which foods are actually good for you. To make things … [Read more...] about 5 Superfoods that Provide Extreme Health Benefits