It has been said that to stay young at heart one should keep open to new thoughts and experiences and never quit learning.
Jumping through all the hoops and meeting all the assorted deadlines to get Medicare after paying for it through a lifetime of work is bad enough.
Pain, stiffness, cramping of ‘trigger finger’ may stem from tendon swelling, strain
Our hands get lots of action and sometimes all that movement can result in problems like trigger finger and carpal tunnel syndrome.
Star Valley will likely use its next installment of federal Community Development Block Grant money to help subsidize Meals on Wheels and taxi programs for seniors.
What does the gallbladder do? I’m going to have mine out. How does losing it affect life?
Medicare ensures no interruption in services as plans terminate
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will ensure continuous medical and prescription drug coverage for beneficiaries enrolled in Universal Health Care Medicare health plans that terminated April 1.
April is such a cheerful month; filled with bright sunshine, warm breezes, birdsong and best of all in Rim Country, a multitude of blossoming trees.
At a recent cocktail party, a nurse admonished me for chewing ice. She said that it indicates an iron deficiency. I get blood work done every six months. My doctor has never said anything about an iron deficiency or any other issue. I am 65 and in good health
ALTCS can help provide safety net for senior citizens
As the population ages, everyone should make a plan to obtain care in case of a disabling injury or illness. Unfortunately, options are both limited and expensive.
As someone preparing for a liver biopsy, please discuss the procedure, recovery and possible side effects.
I take Coumadin because of atrial fibrillation. I’ve taken it for 13 years. Never in all those years has anyone, doctor or nurse, told me not to eat lettuce or other salad greens. My cousin just did. She wasn’t sure why, but she said those foods mess up Coumadin. I have regular blood tests. None has shown that my Coumadin level needs adjusting. What is this green vegetable taboo?
Although Arizona has decided not to establish a health insurance exchange under the federal Affordable Care Act, a lawmaker wants to make sure the state maintains its oversight of insurers and policies.
March is National Nutrition Month, a time to focus on healthy eating and sound physical activity habits.
Drive through any neighborhood in Payson and you are sure to see people walking their dogs — I don’t know if any survey has ever been done, but it seems to me that Payson has one of the largest dog populations in the country.
When is the better time to take medicines: a.m. or p.m.?