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The Benefits of Being Fit


Staying active can be hard, but can keep you feeling and looking your best at every stage of life. Being active can help prevent diabetes, heart disease, reduce pain associated with arthritis, and heart disease. By improving your endurance, flexibility, balance, and strength you are increasing your chances of staying healthier longer.Please make sure to [...]

The Benefits of Having a Pet


There are many benefits to owning a pet as you get older. When you live alone you may become depressed or anxious. Pets can help lower blood pressure, reduce stress, and increase your physical activity and social interaction. One of the best parts about pets is that they can help lessen loneliness. Some of [...]

Medicare and turning 65.


Almost 65? Find out what you should know about Medicare. Fun fact: 10,000 baby boomers a day will turn 65 between now and 2030. Chances are you are one of them. You generally become eligible for Medicare at age 65 and delaying your enrollment can result in penalties. It’s best for you to learn [...]

Senior Technology Checklist


Here is a list of 5 technological items you should have and learn to use. 1. Tablets and iPads There are so many things that you can do with these items. Having a tablet can connect you to family pictures, reading books, listening to music, learning about new countries and languages! They are lightweight [...]

Love Yourself, Love Your Heart


Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States? Do not become a statistic. Schedule an appointment with your doctor to discuss whether or not you are at risk for heart disease. In addition to speaking with your doctor there are a few things you can do [...]

6 Healthy Food Tips for Seniors


Here are 6 tips to help fit your dietary needs as you get older for both your body and your budget. Important Nutrients Eating a variety of foods helps you get all the nutrients you need. Making your plate look as colorful as possible is always the best choice. Healthy meals should include: Lean [...]

California Medicare Supplement


Making the decision to purchase a California Medicare supplement will be one of the wisest you make as you enter this transition from traditional health insurance to Medicare.  The questions we are constantly getting are, “Why should I spend this extra money on one of the California medigap plans? “  and “What options do I [...]

Sometimes it’s okay to quit


I know that trying to quit smoking is extremely difficult. I’ve been there myself, recently in fact. I am proud to say that after 20+ years smoking, I am now a non-smoker going on 5 months. I am not going to lie, it was a hard road, but not impossible. I would like to share [...]