How the Government Shutdown Impacts You 0
With the partial shutdown of nine governmental departments, over 400,000 government employees will work without pay.
Avoid Fall-Related Injuries this Winter 0
Prevent fall-related injuries this winter with mobility aids
If you or a loved one has difficulties with mobility, consider using a mobility aid to reduce the risk of a fall or fall-related injury. The winter season can be slippery, and here are a few tips to remain safe.
What a Lift Chair Can Do for You 0
Lift chairs are useful tools for both the elderly and caregivers. Here are a few of the benefits that users of lift chairs can capitalize on.
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.
Top 3 Phone Apps for Seniors with Impaired Hearing or Sight (Part 3) 0
This is the third and final part of a mini-series of blog updates highlighting the best nine smartphone applications for seniors, curated by the Professional Medical team. If you missed the last two blogs, you can find the best three apps to save money here, and the best three apps for safety and memory assistance here.
Without further delay, here are the final smartphone application recommendations for older adults that want to keep in touch with family and friends, or for those who have difficulties reading the small text on a screen.