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Medicare Dental Coverage

Medicare Dental Coverage Can I Get Dental Coverage through Medicare? Yes and No? The answer depends on the Medicare coverage you currently have with basic dental care. If you only have Medicare Part A, hospital, and Part B, medical, then no. If you have a Medicare Advantage plan or Medicare Part C That only cover routine dental services, yes. Why does Medicare not cover dental? Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) does not cover dental services. Suppose you need dental procedures and supplies

Understanding Medicare Advantage

Understanding Medicare Advantage Healthcare Information by Senior Healthcare Advisors Medicare Advantage is also known as Medicare Part C. It is technically still a part of Medicare, but it is not sold or managed by the federal government. The government sets rules and guidelines, but private insurance companies sell and administer the plans. Some good news from Senior Healthcare Advisors: there are many different Medicare options for seniors today to choose from! Deciding which one is right for you: Original Medicare versus Medicare Advantage

The Miracle that is Water

The Miracle that is Water Miracle Of Water Health News from Senior Healthcare Advisors The miracle of water. Water is essential to all life — every system in the human body depends on it. Water helps rid toxins from bodily organs, carries nutrients to our cells, and keeps our nose, ears, and throat moist. Without drinking enough water, we become dehydrated. Dehydration can lead to dizziness, fatigue, and confusion. We lose water on a daily basis by sweating, breathing, and urinating. So we are

Health and Wellness Newsletter: April 2022

Health and Wellness Newsletter: April 2022 SENIOR HEALTHCARE ADVISORS In this edition: Seniors and DatingSeniors, Service Dogs, and Emotional Support PetsPracticing Wellness at Home https://www.seniorhealthcareadv.com/ SENIORS AND DATING Dating can be awkward at any age, but when you’re over 65 there are a variety of new challenges facing you. Intimidating as it may seem, it is still fun to date, and love is still in the air! With each year, it seems the losses pile up, and your circle of friends seems to dwindle. Remember when

Seniors and Self-Esteem

Seniors and Self-Esteem Part 1 Positive Aging Health News from Senior Healthcare Advisors Low self-esteem can affect your mental health and overall health and wellness. People are troubled by low self-esteem at all ages. When you lack confidence in yourself, you may avoid trying new things and meeting new people and fall into negative thinking. This can be especially challenging in your later years as this is a time where you should be enjoying your life to the max. Low self-esteem is all too

Prebiotics and Probiotics: Why You Need Both

Prebiotics and Probiotics: Why You Need Both Health News from Senior Healthcare Advisors Prebiotics and Probiotics Prebiotics and probiotics work together to support your body’s building and maintaining healthy bacteria and other microorganisms, which aid in digestive health. Taking both prebiotics and probiotics is called microbiome therapy. Prebiotics and probiotics work with each other to create an environment where beneficial microorganisms and bacteria can flourish. Prebiotics essentially nourish probiotics, making probiotics more effective even in your mental health as well. Prebiotics Prebiotics

SENIORS AND COLD WEATHER

HEALTH AND WELLNESS NEWS FROM SENIOR HEALTHCARE ADVISORS Most of us feel the cold of the winter every now and then. But, did you know that being very cold can make you really sick? Seniors lose body heat much faster than they did in their younger days. Changes that accompany aging can also make it harder for you to notice if you’re getting cold. Catching a chill can turn into a serious issue before you even know it’s happening. This serious issue

March 2022 Newsletter

March 2022 Newsletter BY SENIOR HEALTHCARE ADVISORS Mental Health Benefits of YogaBREAKING NEWS! Eat more GingerDrawing Social Security Tight on Cash? 5 Things You Can Do to Save Money! Mental Health Benefits of Yoga When we exercise, we feel more energized and have fewer aches and pains, allowing us to be more independent, safer, and stronger. Yoga practice has been noted as the best form of exercise for seniors. Regular yoga practice improves balance, flexibility, blood pressure, and chronic pain and enhances our mood! Other

Seniors and Hygiene

Health News from Senior Healthcare Advisors Everyday activities can become increasingly more difficult as we age. For many older adults, good personal hygiene can be hindered by mobility issues or a sheer lack of energy. Dementia, isolation, depression, medication side effects, or fear of falling can all be reasons for seniors to begin to neglect their personal hygiene and grooming. Causes of Declining Personal Hygiene in the Elderly Good personal hygiene habits as an afterthought can have serious consequences that affect a senior’s

Seniors and Prescription Drug Abuse

Seniors and Prescription Drug Abuse Health News from Senior Healthcare Advisors Prescription drug abuse happens when someone misuses their prescription medication. Prescription drug misuse can have serious medical consequences. It can happen so quickly that you may not even know you are slipping into a real problem. Anytime you take a medication differently than your doctor prescribed, you are running the risk of drug abuse and possibly prescription drug addiction. Taking your medicine with alcohol or taking someone else’s medicine are also