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The Health Benefits of Cumin

Cumin is a useful ingredient to have in your kitchen because of the great flavor it can provide, but it may also have a number of health benefits, maki...

How to Make Dried Herbs at Home

It's easy to buy dried herbs at the store but making your own is just as easy. Making dried herbs at home may also be cheaper and provide better flavor...

The Dangers of Toxic Positivity

It's good to be happy — it feels nice and it's healthy. But, you can have too much of a good thing, especially when you ignore your true feel...

Which is Better: Fresh or Frozen Meat?

People say fresh is always better, but is that true for meat and fish? The answer may surprise you!

COVID Tests to be Covered by Medicare

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced Medicare will soon begin covering at-home COVID tests at no cost to beneficiaries....

Important Terms and Tips When Reading a Health Article or Study

When you're reading a health or wellness article, like many you find on Medicareful Living, it's easy to just take everything at face value. Today, you...

Do These 3 Most Common Natural Supplements Actually Work?

Many people take dietary supplements, especially the three most popular — multivitamins, Vitamin D, and fish oil. But do they actually help y...

What are State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs?

If you need assistance with your Medicare Part D costs, an SPAP may be an option for you. What are State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs, and are yo...

The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

We all know about the ways that exercise can improve your physical fitness, but what about your mind? Are there mental benefits of exercise?

The Difference of Cooking with Fresh and Dry Herbs

Is there a difference between fresh herbs and dry herbs and how you use them, or are they purely interchangeable?

Dangers of a Cold Home for Seniors

Winter can be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be dangerous. There are blizzards, ice slicks, and hazardous driving conditions. But...

Measuring Your Health Apart from Weight Loss

Weight loss isn't a great way to tell how healthy you are. If you're looking to be healthier and for a way to measure your progress, here's three more ...

Using Cumin in Your Cooking

Cumin is an undervalued spice that can be really useful in your cooking. This robust, earthy spice can find a home in so many dishes, you may find your...

This Year, Focus on Health, Not Weight

When it comes to our health, many people turn to the scale right away, but as it turns out, your weight isn't the best way to measure your health. Here...

Does Medicare Cover Respite Care?

Being a caregiver for a loved one receiving hospice care can be difficult. Respite care can give you a chance to rest and recharge, but does Medicare c...