our blog

The Causes and Treatments of Nasal Congestion

Everyone has experienced a stuffy nose at some point in their life, but relief isn't always as simple as blowing your nose. Knowing the causes of nasal...

Dishes to Impress Your Friends: Spring Rolls

Spring rolls are a delicious appetizer and perfect finger food for entertaining guests or to pick at before a meal. Want to learn how to make them your...

Medicare Freezes Late Enrollment Penalties for Qualifying Enrollees

Due to an issue with the modernization of the phone system for the SSA, Medicare is extending a grace period to freeze Medicare late enrollment penalti...

What is a 5-Star Medicare Plan?

Did you know that Medicare plans come with a handy rating system and that the highest-rated of these plans have a Special Enrollment Period associated ...

What is PTSD?

Most people have experienced trauma in their lives, but not everyone will develop post-traumatic stress disorder. You may be familiar with PTSD, but do...

What is Inflammation?

There are a lot of products and diets out there that promise to combat inflammation, but what does that mean? What is inflammation? What causes it, and...

What You Should Know When Buying Cast Iron Cookware

Cast iron has built a reputation as a useful yet temperamental cookware option, so we have to ask — Is cast iron worth owning?

Does Medicare Cover STIs?

Culturally, there's a stigma around having a sexually transmitted infection, but they're incredibly common. Medicare can help cover screenings and, pot...

The Different Types of Potatoes & When to Use Them

Potatoes are a versatile and useful ingredient, but have you ever considered the number of varieties there are? It may be surprising to learn, but the ...

Does Medicare Cover HIV Screenings and Treatment?

HIV is a lifelong condition, but there are treatment options to manage symptoms, extend life expectancy, and lower the risk of spreading it. Medicare m...

Gun Safety Rules for Seniors

Millions of Americans own guns. If you’re one of them, it’s both your right and, more importantly, responsibility to be a safe gun owner. Here are ways...

3 Surprising Ways to Feel Better When You're Sad

We all feel down from time to time, but if you're feeling stuck in a rut, it can help to have some strategies to cheer yourself up!

Can Your Knee Really Predict the Weather?

Most people know someone who claims they can predict the weather based on an old injury or joint pain. Surprisingly, science is split on whether or not...

What are Federally Qualified Health Centers?

Health care can easily become expensive, especially if your options are limited by geography or finances. Luckily, federally qualified health centers s...

Does Medicare Cover Incontinence Treatment?

Incontinence can be solved or dealt with in a number of ways, but each has a certain cost associated with it. Can Medicare cover these incontinence tre...