Health and Fitness

Medicare: Cervical Health Awareness

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers Pap test and pelvic exams to check for cervical cancer.  Here is the information posted by CMS (Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services) Cervical & vaginal cancer screenings Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers Pap tests and pelvic exams to check for cervical and vaginal cancers. As part of the pelvicContinue reading “Medicare: Cervical Health Awareness”

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Medicare covers a glaucoma test once every 12 months for people at high risk for glaucoma.  All people with Part B who are at high risk for glaucoma are covered.  Here is the information posted by CMS (Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services). Glaucoma tests Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers glaucoma tests once every 12Continue reading “National Glaucoma Awareness Month”

Defend Against Ambulance Fraud

Ambulance fraud is a danger to our seniors and its happening in unprepared communities. Make sure you’re armed with the best knowledge to defend yourself against this scam. Check out the fact sheet below or Click Here for more information from the Senior Medical Patrol Website.

Busting the Myths About Flu Shots

Busting the Myths About Flu Shots for Older Adults While much of the world’s focus this year has been on the coronavirus, it’s once again time for the influenza virus to begin making the rounds. Like COVID-19, older adults are at higher risk for contracting it. According to the Centers for Disease Control and PreventionContinue reading “Busting the Myths About Flu Shots”

What to Expect After a COVID-19 Vaccine

After getting a COVID-19 vaccine, you may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection against COVID-19. Call your healthcare provider if redness or tenderness increases after 24 hours, if your side effects are worrying you, or if they do not seem to be going away after a fewContinue reading “What to Expect After a COVID-19 Vaccine”

Winter Wonderland Workout

Stay in motion with this great winter exercise video. “Winter Wonderland Workout, so as your online trainer Lucy Wyndham-Read I have created you a fun 11 minute low impact cardio workout at home. I wanted to bring you some magic in these crazy times. Stay safe.” – Lucy Wyndham-Read

November Gardening Tips and Recipes

With all this Covid-19 induced isolation, its important to stay busy especially now that winter is approaching. Here are some great gardening tips from P. Allen Smith to get you started. “In this special 30 minute monthly Garden Update host, P. Allen Smith has 10 fall gardening tips and recipes for you to try.”

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