Prevent stroke by making simple lifestyle changes

A study in Neurology Journal followed nearly 32,000 Swedish women for over 10 years.  The authors found that women who made positive lifestyle choices greatly reduced their risk of stroke.  The choices the study looked at were following a healthy diet, drinking alcohol moderately, never smoking, staying physically fit and having a healthy body mass…

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Should you buy Long-Term Care insurance?

Neither Medicare nor health insurance covers traditional “custodial care” despite many people’s beliefs to the contrary.  As our population ages, more people are living longer with chronic conditions, increasing the odds that you will be one of the people needing Long-Term Care.  With the cost of Long-Term care growing you would think that insurance to…

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Medicare Open Enrollment ends in 23 days

Don’t do what I did.  I Googled Open Enrollment and found that I had until February before it closed.  Luckily I knew that was wrong and Googled Medicare Open Enrollment and found that just like Christmas it’s coming much faster than I thought.  You have until Pearl Harbor Day, which for those that don’t know…

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