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Does Medicare Cover Obesity Screening and Behavioral Therapy?

Gaining a little weight as we age isn’t uncommon. Many of the factors that can keep us slimmer become more difficult as our metabolism slows, our...

Why Seniors Should Indulge Their Inner Artist

It is our firm belief that everyone has an artistic side. This doesn’t necessarily mean each of us could pull out a canvas and suddenly become...

All About Medicare Waiting Periods

For most of us, the only waiting we have to do when it comes to getting Medicare coverage is waiting until we turn 65, so we’re eligible to enroll....

Historic 2022 COLA Prediction Increases to Largest Since 1980s

Earlier this year, there were rumblings that the 2022 Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) would be historically large. Specifically,...

Is Magnesium Healthy for You?

Sometimes, while we’re writing articles, we notice some nutrients mentioned over and over again as having qualities that are generally healthy for...

When Should I Seek Mental Health Help?

We all struggle with our mental health sometimes. At times, you may need to seek professional help, either to work through something you’re...

Common Behaviors That Can Lead to Cancer

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, and even when it’s not fatal, it can be still be expensive and life-altering to...

What are the Medicare Part D Defined Standard Benefits and Alternatives?

Purchasing Medicare Part D is something that’s important to consider for anyone who is enrolled in Original Medicare. These privately offered plans...

Cooking for Beginners: Frying Safety

Frying is a method of cooking that is extremely popular, because it’s fairly simple and yields food that is crispy and crunchy on the outside, but...

Dealing with Bladder Control Issues

Incontinence is a condition that is often associated with the very young and the sick, but not always. If you’re living with incontinence, you may...

Am I Eligible for Medicaid?

Regular readers of Medicareful Living should be pretty familiar with Medicare. That’s one of the major goals of this site, after all. But you may...

What Should I Know About Aneurysms?

An aneurysm is something a lot people have heard of but aren’t certain of the exacts. Many believe that, if you have one, it’s really bad — almost...

The Basics of Medicaid Coverage

Medicaid is a program that partners the federal government with the states to help eligible United States citizens and residents receive health...

Early Warning Signs of Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Dementia is a life-changing condition that can be heartbreaking for both the person diagnosed and their loved ones. Over time as the illness...

What is Sarcopenia?

It’s not uncommon to feel less in shape as we age. We have less energy, we’re less flexible, and less agile. Perhaps the most noticeable change is...

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