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The Importance of Fiber in Your Diet

Fiber is one of those nutrients that companies often advertise or praise, but they don’t really say why it’s good for us. At most, they give us...

Medicareful Travel: Senior Trip to Las Vegas

We love traveling at Medicareful Living. It can expand your perspective, keep you learning and active, and create memories that last a lifetime....

Can Medicare Help Me Stop Smoking?

Smoking is an incredibly common, but unhealthy habit that can harm nearly every organ in the body. Not only can it cause lung cancer, increase your...

6 Cures for Bad Breath

Have you ever been having a nice conversation with someone, only to get closer and get hit by a wall of bad breath? There are few things as...

Probiotic-Rich Recipes for a Healthy Diet

Your gut health can influence a number of other systems throughout your body, and thereby, plays a big role in your overall well-being. Has your...

How and When Can I Change Medicare Plans?

Many people love their Medicare plans. It offers them the coverage they need for a price they can afford. But each year, some people look to make a...

Cooking for Beginners: Kitchen Knives

Knives are an instrumental tool in any home cook’s arsenal. Sure, cutting up your ingredients is only one part of a recipe, but we challenge you to...

The Signs of Heatstroke and Heat Exhaustion

Summer is one of the most accommodating seasons for outdoor activities. While it certainly can be a great deal of fun, we also have to be safe...

Are Chiropractic Services Covered by Medicare?

If you’ve ever had back pain or neck pain, there’s a chance someone you know suggested trying out their chiropractor. This suggestion usually...

Ways to Make a Senior Living Facility Feel More Like Home: Part 2

Last week, we discussed a few ways that you can take your space in a retirement community — whether that’s an individual room, apartment, or full...

Am I Too Old to Get Fit?

We’ve all seen them — the stories about a senior who ran the marathon or climbed Mount Everest. We’ve reported on one of them here — Dickie...

Does Medicare Cover Alternative Medicine?

One of the primary benefits of your Medicare coverage is how comprehensive it is. Generally speaking, if a doctor says that the service or item is...

Why Does Sugar Taste Good

When it comes to cravings, the undisputed champion is sugar. Sugar cravings are so common that we even have a special name for it, a sweet tooth....

Ways to Make a Senior Living Facility Feel More Like Home: Part 1

Moving into an assisted living community or nursing home can be a difficult decision. If it becomes necessary, though, you can ease the transition...

Are Dietary Supplements Good for Your Health?

Many people take dietary supplements (sometimes called “vitamins” or simply “supplements”) each day to help bolster their health or improve some...

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