Monthly Archives: January 2014

Benefits Of Super Food: Kale

Kale, a leafy green also known as borecole, can benefit people in many ways according to studies. Kale can help prevent cancer, help lower cholesterol, and reduce heart disease risk. One cup of kale provides the body with its recommended … Continue reading

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Program Helps Many Older Americans Stay In Their Homes

A new program may bring hope for many Medicaid beneficiaries and their caregivers. The program, D.C. Office on Aging’s Nursing Home Transition Program, now provides in-home services for those who need extra help. The program also provides other perks such … Continue reading

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Financially Smart New Year’s Resolutions May Prepare Many For Retirement

An increasing number of Americans plan to stick with their new year’s resolution to be more financially prudent, according to a recent survey. 54% of Americans plan to save more money, 24% plan to pay off more debt, and 19% … Continue reading

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New Reverse Mortgage Changes Deemed Positive Overall

Experts largely agree that the recent changes made to the Federal Housing Administration-insured reverse mortgage program should be considered positive for those considering, or about to enter into the HECM process. The modifications made to the program will help protect … Continue reading

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Many Southern And Western Cities Named Worst Locations For Retirement

According to a new article published in the Huffington Post, the worst cities in which to retire are found in the western and southern parts of the country. Experts suggest that this is due to many factors, but the most … Continue reading

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Cancer Death Rates Decrease

Cancer death rates are continuing to decline according to the American Cancer Society’s annual report. Over the past 2 decades, cancer-related deaths have fallen, making the risk of dying from cancer drop to around 20%. Ahmedin Jemal, the American Cancer … Continue reading

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Many Plan To Delay Retirement Plans

A new study states than an increasing amount of older adults plan to delay retirement. According to the Associated Press- NORCE Center for Public Affairs Research poll, 82% of workers, age 50 and up plan to work well into their … Continue reading

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Dog Ownership May Decrease Heart Disease Risk

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease has the highest death rate for Americans to date and the numbers for those over the age of 55 are even higher. A scientific statement found in AMA’s journal Circulation suggests that … Continue reading

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Timely Primary Care May Decrease Emergency Room Visits

A new study from the University of Colorado School of Medicine suggests that many Americans who have Medicaid insurance may be forced to use a hospital’s emergency department due to the lack of primary care provided. Researchers explain how this … Continue reading

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Experts Discuss Their 2014 Health Care Forecast

According to many health care experts, some important breakthroughs are expected this year, bringing major changes to many Americans. Experts say that ObamaCare confusion is expected to continue on into the new year and possibly into early 2015. Artificial body … Continue reading

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