Monthly Archives: August 2019

We Are Involved! Are You?

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The core value of the OurSeniors.net Family is to serve the needs of seniors in every way we can. This mission has directed us to many projects of our own, and to associate with other organizations serving those needs. You can help us to serve those needs right now by subscribing to our senior living […]

One More Medicare Minute – Medicare Part D, the “Donut Hole” and Getting Help

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During the month of August, we have tried to cover the subject of Medicare in little bite-sized bits. One at a time, we went over the Parts of Medicare, Original Medicare and Advantage Plans (also called “Part C”). Today’s Medicare Minute covers Part D, the prescription drug coverage plans available. At first glance, seniors might […]

Finding Help for Caregiving Tasks

Senior Talking To Her Daughter

Six years ago, the AARP published a study that found many family caregivers performed medical/nursing tasks for care recipients. These tasks included managing medications, helping with assistive mobility, preparing food for special diets, providing wound care, even using monitors. Now, a new study shows more family caregivers are assuming responsibility for particularly demanding procedures. One […]

Financial Fraud Against Seniors

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Fraud against seniors has grown so rapidly in the past few decades its astonishing. This is due to a large number of Baby Boomers well into retirement and the belief that they have a meaningful amount of money in their accounts. All seniors are targeted by these criminals, not just the wealthy, and they usually […]

Do you get enough physical activity?

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As we age it is important to keep our bodies not only limber, but strong! Getting a regular amount of physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Regular exercise lowers our levels of stress, reduces the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, and Alzheimer’s. Yet, how […]