Healthy aging is taking charge of our well-being as we grow older, from making healthy lifestyle choices, to understanding and tapping into the many services…
Elder Options of Texas
How to Negotiate Your Medical Bills
How to Negotiate Your Medical Bills. Healthcare costs can be astronomical. Even if you’re covered by health insurance, it’s not unusual to have significant gaps in coverage—and to be stuck with unexpected bills if you have a health problem. Here are a few tips on how to negotiate your medical bills.
This is my sweet dad....In this day of technology with tablets and ebook readers I'm wondering if reading the daily newspaper is sadly becoming a lost art. It's not for my dad though, who still to this day, reads his paper from front to back every morning. No wonder at age 82 his mind is still sharp as a tack. He truly finds enjoyment keeping up with what's happening in the world...the old fashion way. Do you still read the newspaper? If you do let me know.
Medicare Coverage of Diabetes Supplies
Seniors Living with Diabetes ~ Almost 27 million Americans age 65 and older - more than one-fourth of that age group - have Type 2 diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The overall national rate has doubled since 1995. Learn What Medicare Pays For.
What is Elder Care - Caring for Elderly Parents
What is Elder Care? Elder care is health care specifically designed for the elderly. The level and types of elder care varies, from a live-in care facility which caters to older people with special health care needs to in home care when a nurse or home health aide visits for a few hours for a day throughout the week. Learn more!
Gray Hair Hairstyles and Looking Fabulous
Diane Keaton (age 66): On Aging: "The goal is to continue in good and bad, all of it. To continue to express myself, particularly. To feel the world. To explore. To be with people. To take things far. To risk. To love. I just want to know more and see more.The best part is that I'm still here and, because the end is in sight, I treasure it all more.
Homeless man asked me what I was doing, I said taking pictures of interesting things. He said, you're not taking pictures of me are you, I said no no... He said, "I haven't had my picture taken in 40 years."I said, well that's not good, you don't have any history of yourself over that time. All of a sudden, he took off his cap stood in front of me and said, "go ahead, take my picture".I said sure... and here it is. (Photographer Mark M)