How one woman’s rare type of ovarian cancer was almost overlooked

(BPT) - Richmond, Virginia, resident Tiffany Stout never realized that in the prime of her life she would not only be battling cancer, but also a cancer that is rare with limited treatment options. …
This Spring, Consider a “Life Cleaning”
(BPT) - There’s cleaning, and then there’s spring cleaning. One is basic maintenance — vacuuming, dusting, general tidying — while the other is an intensive overhaul. As …
Expanding access to behavioral health services through telehealth
(BPT) - As we’ve learned, the COVID-19 pandemic impacted many people’s mental health, which intensified the need for more behavioral health services across the country. Mental health is …
3 ways to get the most from your Medicare Advantage plan
(BPT) - How well do you know your health coverage? Now is the perfect time to review your Medicare Advantage (MA) plan and make sure you're getting the most from your benefits.It can be challenging …

Last Chance to Switch Your Medicare Advantage Plan

(BPT) - Have you ever bought something, tried it out and realized it just wasn’t “the one”? Well, how about choosing a Medicare plan and then after using it for about a month, you …

5 ways to prioritize your health and thrive at 50+

-(BPT) - Life after 50 is a huge milestone worth celebrating. It's also a great time to shift your mindset and reflect on how your body is changing and what you'll do to stay ahead of potential …

Best big cities for retirees in America

You want to retire in a city, but which one? Stacker looked at data from Niche's Best Cities to Retire report, which grades each geographic retiree location from A through D.

Best counties for retirees in America

Stacker compiled a list of the best counties for retirees to live in using 2022 data from Niche.
News for Seniors

Shoot for the Stars When It Comes to Medicare Advantage

(NewsUSA) - By Alan Stewart, SVP, Medicare Divisional Leader, Humana - If you’re one of the nation’s 58.6 million people with Medicare, you understand the importance of selecting a health …

Being a Good Parent and Child: Today’s Sandwich Generation Under Pressure

(NewsUSA) - Many adults today are juggling the demands of work, household upkeep, finances and school-aged children, while also caring for an aging parent. This group, known as the sandwich …

5 Ways to Set Yourself Up for a Healthy Year

(BPT) - Do you want to adopt healthier habits this year? Improving your holistic wellness goes beyond improving your exercise and diet. There are many ways to invest in your health in 2023. Not sure …

3 Tips for Aging in Place at Your Winter Destination

(BPT) - It happens every year: as temperatures dip across the country in January, the snowbirds begin migrating to their winter homes. Whether you’re a regular migrator or taking an extended …

Interested but intimidated in joining a gym? These 5 expert tips can help

(BPT) - You know staying active is important, especially as you age, so you're considering signing up for a local gym. The problem is, a gym can be intimidating! If you've put off joining …

5 things you need to know about eye health as you age

(BPT) - As you age, it’s perfectly normal to notice changes in your body. You may not be able to move as fast or hear as well. Age also increases your risk of developing wet age-related macular …

American Heart Month: Why regular testing is critical for protecting women’s heart health

(BPT) - JoAnne Foody, M.D., FACC, FAHA, Chief Medical Officer at EsperionFebruary marks the start of American Heart Month — a month dedicated to raising awareness about cardiovascular health …

Free Online Survey Alerts Older Adults to Risks of Falling, a Major Hazard

(NewsUSA) - (NewsUSA) - The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things. One thing that's still the same? Falling is NOT a normal part of aging. There are steps you can take to reduce your …

Be Well, Stay Well: New Year Wellness Check

(BPT) - Taking care of ourselves and each other is critical at any age. A 2022 survey of members by AARP Services confirmed that adults 50-plus share that sentiment. Seventy-one percent agreed with …

Healthiest states for seniors

Stacker consulted America's Health Rankings' 2022 Senior Report to determine which states are the most and least healthy for senior populations.  

Is mouth breathing really that bad? Yes, especially for older adults

(BPT) - Are you taking your nose for granted? Most people don’t think of their nose as a complex organ that plays a role in keeping you healthy, especially as you age. With aging, however, comes changes ...

Best places to retire to in the South

Looking for sunshine? Here are the 50 best places in the South to retire, according to data from Niche.com curated by Stacker.

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Three Ways to Tweak Retirement Spending to Save on What Matters Most

(BPT) - Big economic changes can, and should, prompt big changes in individuals’ personal financial habits. That can look different from household to household but changing economic conditions …

Kick up your heels – ballroom dancing offers benefits to the aging brain and could help stave off dementia

The big idea: Social ballroom dancing can improve cognitive functions and reduce brain atrophy in older adults who are at increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. …

Prepare for Retirement by Steadying Your Financial Ship

(BPT) - Approaching retirement is an exciting prospect: transitioning into this phase of life gives everyone the chance to spend more time with their family and enjoy favorite hobbies. However, wider …

Caring for Older Adults: Managing heart attack treatment and follow-up care

(Family Features) As the proportion of older adults in the U.S. continues to increase, appropriate care for older people becomes increasingly important.

The retirees are alright: 60% say they're doing OK, but financial concerns remain

Guideline examines the financial state of retirees, using data from the Social Security Administration, U.S. Census, and Federal Reserve.

This prescription savings tool can help all Americans save on medications

(BPT) - With rising out-of-pocket medication costs and difficulty navigating prescription pricing options, many Americans are cutting corners on their health and prescription adherence.An estimated …

How Cold Weather Activities Can Impact Heart Health

(Family Features) Research shows many people face an increased risk of a heart attack or sudden cardiac arrest after shoveling heavy snow.

Hack Your Retirement: Budget Tips for Fixed Incomes

(BPT) - For any individual 50+ years old, the prospect of retirement represents a major shift in how you approach spending and saving. Learning how to budget on a fixed income is a significant …

Your nose knows: How smell is helping scientists detect brain disease and what you can do to help

(BPT) - Your sense of smell is a powerful part of the human experience. Smell strongly influences how something tastes. Emotion can be influenced by certain smells. And if your sense of smell is …

What if there was a map to finding the best treatment for lung cancer?

(BPT) - You’re an avid runner and cyclist. You eat well and don’t smoke. Overall, you’re doing all the right things when it comes to your health. Then you get diagnosed with …
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