Don’t let cataracts make you miss out on living life to the fullest

(BPT) – Does your life today look different than it did in your younger years — literally? If things seem more cloudy and blurry than usual, even with your glasses on, you may be one of 24 million Americans living with cataracts.[1] Cataracts might be slow to make themselves known, but the ultimate impact they have […]

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Health care costs in retirement: Can you separate fact from fiction?

(BPT) – As their 65th birthday looms, many people eagerly anticipate the affordable access to health care that Medicare will provide. After all, Medicare covers everything, right? Not exactly. Because of this common misconception, many people are caught off guard when they realize that each one of the dozens of Medicare options available to them […]

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Seniors are exploring smartphone settings to add ease, accessibility

(BPT) – The digital generation gap is slowly narrowing, with older users appreciating the many benefits of smartphone technology. Innovative technologies make it easier than ever to maintain social contacts, monitor health and preserve independence. According to Pew Research, 85 percent of adults over age 65 own cell phones today, and the number who own […]

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Avoiding Crisis Mode Being Proactive with Downsizing and Retirement

Imagine this scenario: As the sole caretaker of your elderly parent, you suddenly receive news that they have been hospitalized. After rushing to the hospital, the doctor tells you that your parent can no longer live on their own. They need a retirement home. Your parent will be discharged from the hospital soon. In that […]

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Menopause and painful sex: What you need to know

(BPT) – This year, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of National Senior Health & Fitness Day. The common goal for this observance is simple: to help keep Americans healthy and fit at any age. This national awareness day is the perfect opportunity for individuals to make or renew resolutions around ageing and health and to […]

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