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A Guide to Medicare and Medicaid – Which Program Can I Enroll In?

by: Margie Johnson Ware, Aging and Health Specialist You have probably heard the terms Medicare and Medicaid many times, whether it be on your local news station, internet searches, or when talking to your friends. While most people know these two terms are associated with health care, they may not understand what they are. Medicare and Read more »

Keeping Yourself, and Your Grandkids, Healthy through Immunizations

By: NCOA’s Healthy Aging Team. Reposted from NCOA.org August is National Immunization Month, and it also marks the beginning of back-to-school season. If you have school-aged grandchildren, you’re probably hearing about all the shots they need before returning to class. What you may not know is it’s also a good time to check your own Read more »

Vacationing in Later Years: 6 Tips That Will Make You a Smarter Traveler

By: NCOA’s Healthy Aging Team. Reposted from NCOA.org. From exciting adventures and new cultures to relaxing and sightseeing, traveling can be a treat. Whether you’re traveling thousands of miles a year, or taking the short occasional trip, there are risks you’ll want to avoid. Here are 6 tips to ensure your next trip is fun and Read more »