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Outdoor survival tips: the medicine cabinet edition

Outdoor survival tips: the medicine cabinet edition

(BPT) – You can’t avoid it: Outdoor activities mean bites, bumps, burns and bruises. Make sure you’re ready by stocking up on these medicine-cabinet basics: Over-the-counter pain relievers Doing activities…

Tips for seniors on managing health care costs

Tips for seniors on managing health care costs

Finding the Medicare coverage that best fits their needs and their pocketbooks is challenging for many seniors. Health care plans make changes to their coverage. People’s health conditions change. Not…

The new must-do task of financial planning: identity protection

The new must-do task of financial planning: identity protection

(ARA) – You’ve built an emergency fund, have ample life insurance and regularly contribute to your retirement savings. You feel pretty positive about your financial planning strategy. But are you…

Medical identity theft rising: Steps to protect yourself

Medical identity theft rising: Steps to protect yourself

Two million Americans fall victim to medical identity theft each year, according to a study by the Ponemon Institute, commissioned by Experian’s ProtectMyID. While medical identity theft costs victims an…

Protecting and enhancing your vision with internal sunglasses

Protecting and enhancing your vision with internal sunglasses

As we age, the quality of our vision can change, and for most of us that entails wearing glasses, contacts or maybe even undergoing surgical procedures. But did you know…

Learning to connect in today’s society keeps relationships strong

Learning to connect in today’s society keeps relationships strong

Whether it’s at work, at home or among friends, building and maintaining relationships is one of the most important parts of life. As people get older, however, the ways in…

Trouble remembering to take your medications? Text message reminders may help

Trouble remembering to take your medications? Text message reminders may help

Americans are busy people, and with everything that goes on in our daily lives, remembering to take a prescribed medication can be a challenge. But studies show that forgetting your…

Tips to help seniors avoid identity thieves

Tips to help seniors avoid identity thieves

Tommy and Susie aren’t the only ones who love Grandmom and Grandpop. Identity thieves love seniors too. Identity theft among Americans 50 and older is rising, according to the U.S.…

Ingenious gadgets keep smart gardeners playing in the dirt

Ingenious gadgets keep smart gardeners playing in the dirt

Gardeners who like things easy, have mobility issues or get muscle fatigue are always on the lookout for smart gardening gadgets designed to keep them playing in the dirt. This…

How to ease arthritis pain

How to ease arthritis pain

For the 50 million American adults currently suffering from arthritis, symptom management is the name of the game. Although it’s the leading cause of disability in the U.S., and the…