If you need to slice an apple, you don't use a chainsaw. And if you need to chop an apple tree, you don't use a pocketknife. You find the right tool for the task ahead of you.
Ask your doctor these seven questions at your next visit to gain more understanding about your health and build a relationship of trust with your doctor.
Life gets pretty hectic for those approaching Medicare eligibility.
It doesn’t need to be said any more than it already has, the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown us into an unprecedented time of confusion and struggle. Though world wars, terrorist attacks, recession, and natural disasters have all been a part of our personal histories, this pandemic is different because it is touching all of our lives, all around the world, at once.
It feels like we are being bombarded with a sea of bad news of what has happened in the world, and dire predictions for the future. Within seconds of scrolling through social media or a news site, our mind can jump to conclusions that seem pretty bleak. The result is an increase in anxiety, possible depression, and feelings of giving up. Long term, this is bad for our mental health. It’s like the effect of junk food on the body; before long, we simply feel terrible.
If you are 65 years old, or about to turn 65, you know all too well the volume of letters and information about retirement, social security, and Medicare that is out there. The opportunities available to you are engineered to provide you with a security blanket after you have retired from work.
Yes, you have lived to read an actual article on toothpaste!
We've all endured the lecture on brushing and flossing more consistently while sitting in a dentist's chair. With one look, our dentist knows that we flossed the three days leading up to our appointment, so we could say, "Yeah, I floss." The dentist compliments us on our good habits, knowing full well that we may be stretching the truth.