Medicare’s annual open enrollment period has started and I want to encourage everyone with Medicare to review their current health and prescription drug coverage.
“Our harvest being gotten in, our governor sent four men out fowling so that we might, after a more special manner, rejoice together after we had gathered the fruits of our labors.”
Helen Hunt Jackson said it best in her poem, “October’s Bright Blue Weather.” Where better to enjoy this stimulating time of year than in Rim Country?
Meals on Wheels offers far more than food for clients
Once he built roads and bridges across Saudi Arabia, now he can’t walk without a cane and not even glasses can restore his failing eyesight.
Reflecting over the past two years, long-term medical insurance would have reduced the financial stress I confronted after my wife, Janet, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Unfortunately, applying for Arizona’s long-term care programs after Janet was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s took a year-and-a-half before we finally received benefits.
No one enjoys being in a hospital emergency room, but that is where Len and I found ourselves a couple weeks ago. As careful as we try to be at our ages, he had taken a fall and was experiencing back pain.
Have you discovered Cronuts yet? The pastries are a cross between a croissant and a donut and are sweeping the country from New York City to San Francisco.
I suffer from premature auricular contractions. I have seen a couple of doctors about it, but none seems to consider them worth discussing. I was told I didn’t need to do anything. I wasn’t given any medicines. Does this deserve more attention?
I am celebrating my 75th birthday in two months. Up to now, I have had mammograms every year, sometimes every two years. Can I stop?
August, the month with the royal name, is not very royal at all. It’s lazy and laid-back, time to sit on the front porch (if you have one) or on the patio, sipping lemonade, savoring the garden harvests, or stretching out in the hammock with a good book.
Medicare covers a variety of heath care services that you can receive in the comfort and privacy of your home.
For Medicare patients, getting a “physical” requires running a paperwork maze — mostly because it is not an actual physical.
I started to take thyroid medicine for hypothyroidism in 1997 and still take it every morning. My blood tests indicate I am taking the correct dose. How long do I take this medicine? Is it safe?
For most doctors, it’s easier to explain heart surgery than medical bills — especially with the major changes coming as a result of the Affordable Care Act.
What is the purpose of making all Coumadin users make a separate trip to a nurse for having their blood checked?