Month: July 2023

  • Better Hearing = Better Brain Health Scientists estimate hearing loss may be the biggest potentially treatable risk factor for dementia. In fact, a one study found a significant connection between hearing loss and cognitive decline. Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist Matthew Connor explains how you can improve what you hear and protect how you think.  [...]
  • Early screening for memory issues is clinically important in diagnosing conditions like Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. There are some useful outpatient screenings healthcare providers as well as psychiatrists often use in their office practices. The One-Minute Naming Test is a simple one you can try at home if you think you or someone you love [...]
  • Find Out If You Can Still Make Changes to Your 2023 Medicare Coverage Due to the exceptional circumstances brought on during the 2022 hurricane season, Medicare established a special enrollment opportunity for qualifying Floridians.   The Hurricane Ian Special Enrollment Period (SEP) related to Tropical Storm Nicole runs until July 31.  Who's Eligible? The Tropical Storm [...]