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What Are The Requirements For Qualifying For Veterans Benefits?

Every law pertaining to veterans compensation benefits that has been passed by congress comes with specific eligibility criteria for a given benefit or set of benefits. In most cases, to receive benefits, simply being a veteran does not suffice. To receive your veterans benefits, you’ll need to prove that you qualify. According to the Veterans Benefits Administration, qualifying for... ❯❯❯

How Older Adults Can Manage Mental Health

Depression, anxiety, and substance abuse are not picky about which age groups they target. Older adults past the age of 60 can experience these struggles just as much as those who are younger than them. Older adults struggling may need additional guidance, however, on how they can better manage their mental health. Find a Treatment Center You may not be able to manage your mental health alone,... ❯❯❯

Invest in the Healthcare Sector: No Risk with Policies

Professionals such as doctors, lawyers, and chartered accountants, among others are subjected to various professional risks in terms of professional negligence and errors or omissions in the course of discharging their professional duties. In such instances, errors and omissions (E&O) insurance or professional indemnity cover is necessary. With medical negligence cases on the rise, doctors... ❯❯❯

Senior Care: The Difference Between Home Care And Assisted Living

Senior care is not an easy task, especially if it is done alone. A person can only take so much responsibility. He or she also needs to take a break every now and then. Unfortunately, the constant worry over elderly loved ones makes momentary respites and rests impossible. A reputable home care company and assisted living facility are two options family members should consider when caring for... ❯❯❯

Massage Therapy Can Help You Get Around

Let’s be honest here, the worst part about aging is all of the aches and pains. Suddenly that expression “young at heart” starts to make sense because you know someone left off the “not in the joints” part of the saying.  Aging is especially annoying when you begin to lose your mobility. Even a minor case of arthritis can cause tremendous difficulty getting... ❯❯❯

Money Management Tips for the Golden Years

Source-Pixabay In many ways, managing your money during your Golden Years will be somewhat easier than in the years before. After all, you only have the money that you have, which means your options are more limited. However, the rules related to money management have also shifted when you reach retirement age, which means things get more complicated and you have to deal with new taxes, costs... ❯❯❯

5 Ways to Boost Cognitive Function

Improving cognitive function can help your brain grow stronger, smarter and brighter. There are a variety of ways to keep your brain sharp. Emerging research around using klotho therapy to reduce the effects of aging offers the potential to slow the effects of cognitive decline that comes with aging. In this article, we’ll uncover five great ways to boost cognitive function, including a... ❯❯❯

Seniors! Make Sure You Know Your Medicare

The world of healthcare, health insurance and the medical industry has changed in more ways than most can articulate or document, within the last several years. Insurance plans are a challenge for most people to read and understand, and coverages can change each year without much warning. It’s also not surprising to receive large medical bills after appointments or procedures, that are... ❯❯❯

Life Insurance Over 50: Why Get it and Why Not

Death is inevitable, and what a better way to minimize its effects than by living behind a long-lasting legacy. The legacy can be in the form of a life insurance coverage that beneficiaries can cling on as they come to terms with the unfortunate event. At 50 years, it would be wise to take a life insurance policy so that beneficiaries can access some cash benefits once you are not there. The... ❯❯❯

5 Questions to ask before choosing a home care provider

When choosing a home care company, here is what to consider: This post is sponsored by Bunny’s Home Care in Baltimore  Getting a home care provider is a life-changing experience. Any senior who is considering such a change will probably feel a bit hesitant and more than likely have more than a few questions. The first course of action is to become fully informed about the home care... ❯❯❯