Why Missouri Is Great for Older Adults

 | Jason Carrasco

When it comes to great retirement destinations, Missouri might not be the first place that comes to mind – but it’s not one you should overlook. It has a conveniently central location within t...


Retiring in Louisiana: Why Older Adults Love the Bayou State

 | Jason Carrasco

Louisiana is a bastion of Southern charm, and its beautiful weather and rich history make it an excellent place to live for older adults. There are plenty of advantages to spending your later years in...


How Older Adults in Georgia Can Find the Right Doctor

 | Jason Carrasco

As an older adult, it’s incredibly important to find a doctor that provides quality care in a comfortable environment. Chronic illnesses and injuries happen more often in our later years, and access...


Fight Back Against Osteoporosis With These Strategies

 | Jason Carrasco

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. That makes it the perfect opportunity to identify your risk for osteoporosis and to take action that will protect your bones. To do that, y...


Why Older Adults Love Nevada

 | Jason Carrasco

Nevada may be known for nightlife and casinos, but it has so much more to offer, especially for older adults. Here’s why Nevada is such a great place to retire, especially for older adults. Warm Wea...


Save Money and Live Well by Retiring in Delaware

 | Jason Carrasco

One of the biggest challenges for many older adults is transitioning it living on a fixed income. Just because your budget has changed doesn’t mean you should have to sacrifice your quality of life....


Does Medicare Cover Chiropractor Services?

 | Jason Carrasco

Chiropractors treat more than 35 million Americans each year. There’s a good reason for the popularity of the treatment: it works! But maybe you’re still unsure about whether seeing a chiropractor...


How Older Adults Can Enrich Their Lives in Connecticut

 | Jason Carrasco

There are so many reasons why older adults might consider living in Connecticut. Full of culture, community, and nature, there’s something here that will make everyone happy. As an older adult, here...


Why Older Adults Experience Insomnia (And How to Fix It)

 | Jason Carrasco

According to a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, up to 48% of older adults experience insomnia. This can be expressed in several different ways. For example, some older...


Use National Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week to Get Informed

 | Jason Carrasco

The first week of May is National Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week. It’s the perfect opportunity for older adults to reevaluate their mental health and make necessary changes if needed. Below, ...


Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Medicare Coverage

 | Jason Carrasco

Patients today have more options than ever when seeking treatment for health issues. In fact, there are so many choices for care that many patients aren’t even aware of them all. Ambulatory surgery ...


How Older Adults Can Benefit From Personal Trainers

 | Jason Carrasco

It’s no secret that regular visits to the gym can have a huge impact on a person’s health. However, how you work out at the gym can have just as big of an impact on your health as the decision you...


Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Has Officially Started! 5 Things You Need to Know

 | Jason Carrasco

Now that it’s officially 2021, the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment (MAOE) Period began on January 1, 2021. This is an important period for older adults who want to learn more about Medicare A...


How to Save on Blood Sugar Test Strips with Medicare

 | Jason Carrasco

People who have diabetes need to constantly stay on top of their blood sugar levels. One tool that’s commonly used to do this is blood sugar test strips. They’re used in combination with a meter t...


Healthy Living Tips for Older Adults in Illinois

 | Jason Carrasco

Illinois has plenty to offer, whether you’re living in the big city of Chicago or one of the state’s many charming small towns. Older adults can enjoy the nice balance of culture and nature while ...


How to Prioritize Your Cardiovascular Health During American Heart Month

 | Jason Carrasco

Our hearts are an incredibly important part of our health. When they’re functioning properly, we almost feel like we’re capable of doing anything. However, poor heart health can be very dangerous,...


Why New Hampshire Is a Great Place for Older Adults

 | Jason Carrasco

New Hampshire is an ideal retirement destination for those who love beautiful New England scenery. Despite the cold weather, the Granite State actually offers plenty of perks for older adults looking ...


Why South Dakota is Becoming a Popular Retirement Destination

 | Jason Carrasco

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Everything You Need to Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

 | Jason Carrasco

Vision is one part of your health that you may not think enough about. At the same time, being able to see is an incredibly important part of maintaining your independence. That’s why you should tak...


Here’s Why Nebraska’s a Hidden Gem for Retirees

 | Jason Carrasco

Nebraska may not be the first state that comes to mind when you think of retirement, but the Cornhusker State will likely surprise you with all of its amazing amenities. In fact, it has been rated by ...


Medicare Advantage Plans: 3 Common Misconceptions

 | Jason Carrasco

When it comes to acquiring Medicare, many older adults just assume that they don’t have options beyond Original Medicare. However, older adults actually have many different options, including Medica...


The Importance of Regular Colorectal Cancer Screenings

 | Jason Carrasco

Colorectal cancer is a type of cancer that affects the large intestine and can be very dangerous without the proper treatment. February is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and if you haven...


Assess Your Alcohol Usage for Alcohol Awareness Month

 | Jason Carrasco

For many of us, drinking alcohol is a part of life. We might have a glass of wine with dinner or a bit of whiskey as the day ends. This kind of relationship with alcohol works fine for some adults. Ho...


Top 2021 New Year’s Resolutions for Older Adults

 | Jason Carrasco

New Year’s is an opportunity for all of us to reassess who we are, what we stand for, and where we hope to go in life. This sentiment is commonly expressed in the form of New Year’s resolu...


Top 3 Reasons You Should Shop for a New Medicare Plan

 | Jason Carrasco

Whether you have Original Medicare or Medicare Advantage, there’s never a bad time to review your options. We are currently in the middle of the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period, which mean...


Is Kentucky the Right Place for You to Retire?

 | Jason Carrasco

Kentucky is a beautiful state with lots to offer. It’s known for its beautiful rolling hills, horse racing, and Bluegrass music. Older adults who move to Kentucky will find that it has plenty to off...


Medicare Coverage and EKGs

 | Jason Carrasco

An astonishing 85 million older adults are affected by heart disease. That’s more than one in three older adults who have health risks related to their hearts. If you fall into this category, it’s...


Preventing and Treating Cardiovascular Disease with Medicare

 | Jason Carrasco

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. It’s especially prevalent in older adults. Given that, it’s important for older Americans to take preventative actions to...


The Importance of Grief Counseling For Older Adults

 | Jason Carrasco

After you experience a loss, it’s normal to experience deep and painful feelings of grief. During this challenging time, older adults can really benefit from grief counseling and other mental health...


Can I Drop My Employer Health Insurance and Go on Medicare?

 | Jason Carrasco

Medicare and Employer Coverage As people near retirement age, they often wonder how they will pay for their healthcare needs. For most older adults, some form of Medicare is often the most comprehensi...


Medigap Plans 2021: Tips for Choosing the Best Plan

 | Jason Carrasco

Adding a Medicare Supplement Plan (also known as Medigap) to your Original Medicare coverage can really make a difference for your bank account. If you struggle to meet your annual deductible, make co...


Happy 55th Birthday, Medicare!

 | Jason Carrasco

Fifty-five years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the nation’s first federal health insurance program into law. On July 30, 1955, Medicare and its sister program, Medicaid emerged as part of ...


Key Takeaways of Medicare 2021 and 2022 Enrollment Periods

 | Jason Carrasco

If there’s one thing older adults need to know about, it’s when and how they can enroll in an Original Medicare or Medicare Advantage plan. Fortunately, all of the dates for 2021 and 2022 have off...


Celebrate National Family Caregiver Month with These Caregiving Tips

 | Jason Carrasco

November is National Family Caregiver Month. It’s the perfect opportunity to explore new ways you can support the loved ones you care for. Keep reading to find out how. Support Yourself De nombreux ...


Medicare Part A and Part B Coverage Overview

 | Jason Carrasco

Older adults often want to know exactly what kind of coverage they can expect with Medicare Part A and Part B. Since most U.S. citizens who are 65 or older qualify for Original Medicare, it’s one of...


Tips for a Healthier, Happier Thanksgiving 2020

 | Jason Carrasco

Thanksgiving is one of the highlights of the year for many Americans. It gives us the chance to reconnect with friends and family while recharging for the winter to come. Although Thanksgiving is an o...


What to Do Before and After Your Next Colonoscopy

 | Jason Carrasco

As we get older, we begin needing to look after our health in different ways. One example of this is the need to receive regular colonoscopies once we reach the age of 50. Colonoscopies screen for col...