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Medicare Beneficiaries -- Find out how much you spend on health care. 0

 

When first enrolling in Medicare, Medicaid, or another public health care coverage, many people expect their new health care to cover all of their medical expenses.

Unfortunately, this is not the case. Those covered by the Medicare Original or Medicare Advantage can still expect to end up paying thousands of dollars to premiums, copays, coinsurance, and deductibles.

Have you just signed up for Medicare or are you considering enrolling with Medicare? If so, you're in luck! The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services just published an online out-of-pocket cost calculator to estimate the annual costs that an average Medicare beneficiary will pay. Use this online tool for FREE and find out how much Medicare will really cost you, and how it compares to your other health insurance options.

5 Tips to Maintain Oral Hygiene and Avoid Dentures 0

 

1 out of 5 elderly adults struggles with untreated tooth decay. Over 2/3 of older adults have some type of gum disease, and nearly 1/5 have lost all their teeth (according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). To avoid health complications in the mouth or elsewhere, Professional Medical Corp recommends that all senior citizens follow these five tips. Furthermore, lack of oral hygiene has also started to show a correlation to the development of non-oral chronic diseases.

Best 3 Smartphone Apps for Seniors (Part 2) 0

This is the second blog post in a three-part mini-series of smartphone application highlights. To read the first blog post, click here.

This week, we will be taking a look at applications that promote senior safety, and applications that can be useful for those with a poor memory.

Best 3 Money Saving Apps for Seniors 0

 

Smart phones line the pockets of nearly every person in the United States. Yet, very rarely are they utilized to their maximum potential. With countless accessible smartphone applications, finding the specific applications that will benefit your individual needs can become like searching for a needle in a haystack.

 

To highlight a few gems for older adults within the smartphone era, the Professional Medical team has compiled a list of our 9 favorite and most useful apps for senior citizens. Each one of these 9 apps benefits older adults. This week's blog post will highlight the top three apps used to SAVE MONEY for seniors. Stay tuned for the next three most useful apps for seniors in our next update!

The Medical Benefits You May Not Know About 0

Do you provide support to an elderly family member who struggles with activities of daily living?

Are you struggling with activities of daily living with or without a caregiver and financially ineligible to receive full Medicaid benefits? 

If you answered, then you may be qualified to receive free medical benefits under one of two lesser known programs launched by Washington’s Department of Social and Health Services aimed at expanding medical benefit accessibility.

More Caregivers Are No Spring Chickens Themselves 0

by Paula Span Gail Schwartz wants to keep her 85-year-old husband out of a nursing home as long as she can, but it isn’t easy. Because David Schwartz, a retired lawyer, has vascular dementia and can no longer stay alone…

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