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
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
When a loved one passes away, there are a lot of tasks to complete. And that’s in addition to dealing with the grief and loss you’re experiencing. One common question among surviving family members is … [Read more...] about What Happens to Debt After Death?
This year, in-person social gatherings aren’t possible in the interest of health and safety. Thankfully, technology can keep us connected. Keeping in touch can reduce feelings of isolation thereby … [Read more...] about Virtual Family Activities to Stay Connected While Apart
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?
Now that the kids have moved out and your free time doesn’t revolve around chauffeuring them to dance lessons, sports and school activities, you now have more time to take up some new hobbies. These … [Read more...] about Hobbies for Empty Nest Couples
Now that the sun is shining and summer is right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to venture outside. Take your exercise routine from indoors to outdoors with these simple and effective … [Read more...] about 5 Outdoor Exercises for Seniors
Thanks to movies, we all know the telltale signs of heart attack: sudden arm pain and chest pressure. But for most people, these aren’t the symptoms they experience. Often, the signs are a lot more … [Read more...] about Heart Attack Signs in Men and Women: How They Differ
It’s easy to fall into a routine with eating habits, but being mindful of the food you put in your body is critical as you age. Giving your body the right nutrients will help you keep your brain … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Eat Well as You Get Older [Infographic]
With all the different Medicare options out there, it can be hard to know what is the best option. You may have heard of a “Medicare Advantage Plan” and wonder if it’s right for you. Simply put, a … [Read more...] about What is a Medicare Advantage Plan (And Do I Need One?)
This Valentine’s Day, spend a special day with your loved one by trying something new this year. Whether you’re celebrating with your spouse or with someone new, these date night ideas for couples … [Read more...] about 5 Date Night Ideas for Couples Over 50
It’s hard to find the motivation to work out when snow is on the ground and the winter blues have set in. Regular exercise can boost serotonin and endorphins to help you fight those winter … [Read more...] about 5 Indoor Exercises for Seniors