Posts by Erin Ward

What Is A Medicare Savings Program And How Do You Qualify?

Medicare Savings Program

If you are currently looking into applying for Medicare or are already utilizing Medicare benefits, chances are, you have heard the term Medicare Savings Program thrown around. But, what is a Medicare Savings Program? And, more importantly, how do you qualify for one of the various Medicare Savings Programs? Keep reading to find out the…

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New International Travelers: What You Need To Know About Safety

Traveling can be an amazing experience and nothing changes your life and creates life-long experiences quite like traveling around the world. While travel is safer than it has ever been, and never have there been so many great resources to learn about the exact areas and neighborhoods of where you’re traveling right at your fingertips…

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Top Tips To Sticking To Your New Years Resolution

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It’s popular belief that The New Year symbolizes a chance for a fresh start. This is especially the case for recently retired males and females above 55 years. What are you going to do next? The New Year is an excellent time to make some resolutions to follow for the rest of the year. So…

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How To Drive Safely During The Winter Season

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As people become older, driving becomes more challenging. It can even more challenging during the winter. Slick, wet roads can begin to freeze quickly once the temperature begins to drop. This can cause roads and highways to become dangerous and icy. By taking the right precautions while on the road, a driver can safely navigate…

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What are the differences between Medicare and Medicaid?

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Medicare and Medicaid sound similar, and both are government-run programs that help Americans pay for health care; but they are quite different in terms of their covered services and cost-sharing. Medicare is a federal program that provides health insurance for seniors 65 and older and younger individuals with certain disabilities, or people of any age…

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Benefits Of Keeping A Journal In Retirement

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What do you see in your head when you think of retirement? Do you see your grandchildren playing in your back yard? Or perhaps do you see yourself living somewhere secluded and serene enjoying your retirement? Whichever image that comes to mind, it turns out that people still make plans even after retirement. Retiring is…

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Top Safety Tips For Holiday Decorating

Top Safety Tips For Holiday Decorating

The holidays – oh yes, the perfect time to spend with loved ones relaxing and having fun. After all, after a hectic year, everyone could use some time to clear their heads, take a break and have a good time with family. For this reason, many people go to great lengths to ornate their homes…

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What To Do With Your Old Elecronics

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It may seem tricky to get rid of your old electronics such as old TVs, cellphones, and computers, but there are actually several great disposal options. Many older electronics are still valuable and can be recycled, sold, or traded in. Use the following guide to learn about proper disposal of your old electronics. Trade It…

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Longevity and Cardiovascular Exercise

“Low cardiorespiratory fitness is a sounder predictor of death then risk factors such as hypertension, smoking, and Diabetes.”  Franklin Booth (2012)   Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is the #1 cause of death 31% of all deaths globally *CVD, Oxidative stress, Inflammation, & Aging: WHO (2016)   Now honestly, you will die of something.  And, this is…

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Easy Turkey Meatball Recipe

Sometimes, when we try to eat healthier, we think we have to skip our favorite foods. But with our turkey meatball recipe, you can still enjoy your Italian favorites but in a more heart-healthy way!   INGREDIENTS: 2 pounds ground turkey 93% lean 1 cup bread crumbs or panko or rolled oats 2/3 cup onion…

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