Month: August 2022

  • More User-Friendly Medicare Website Unveiled The recently unveiled new consumer website makes it easier to compare, choose, and understand Medicare coverage. Based on public feedback, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled several updates to the website that make it easier for the millions of people who use it to navigate [...]
  • A Warning Men Don’t Want To Miss Listen up men and the people who love them. If you have COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), you’re at a higher risk for another condition that can affect your love life. Older men with COPD could develop erectile dysfunction - or ED. It’s a subject that can be [...]
  • Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visit Puts Prevention First Getting older has a lot of advantages, and if you’re enrolled in Medicare, an Annual Wellness Visit is one you might be overlooking. This no-cost, yearly check-in with your primary-care provider puts prevention at the top of your to-do list. “The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit is a unique [...]
  • Find Out if You’re At Risk for a Fall Grab a chair and a stopwatch and take thirty seconds for a simple test that can help reduce your risk of falling. Falls are pretty common in adults 65 and older. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Geriatric Society [...]