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Changing Seniors’ Lives, Three Designs at a Time

This year’s Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge announced a shocking result for their winners. Congratulations to everyone who competed!

Easy Ways to Go Green for Earth Day & Beyond

Earth Day is here! To celebrate, we’re looking at some of the simple ways you can be eco-friendly today and throughout the year. Are you ready to go gr...

Why Do We Celebrate That? Easter Traditions

Many Easter traditions we celebrate today have deep, controversial roots that reach back hundreds of years. Discover why we celebrate some of Easter's ...

How Medicare Helps You Prepare for a Hospital Discharge

When you’re in the hospital, your treatment is tightly regimented. Once you leave, though, your care falls on you. Medicare’s hospital discharge planni...

How to Get Involved in Your Community

Staying involved in your neighborhood can give you a new purpose and add meaning to your life, especially during retirement. It also allows you to buil...

Oh, My GERD! Finding Relief from Heartburn

Finding relief from heartburn, a common ailment for many Americans, may seem impossible. But, avoiding heartburn, acid reflux, and GERD is both cost-ef...

Seasonal Picks: 3 Foods You Should Try This Spring

After a tough winter, we’re finally starting to see green, and with spring, comes a whole crop of seasonal foods that you should try!

New Study Shows People Aged 55+ Lack Savings

A new study from the U.S. Government Accountability Office investigated the number of American households aged 55 or older with and without retirement ...

3 Fun & Competitive Sports for Seniors

Exercising is important, no matter your age. These sports are excellent ways for seniors to get healthy and fit and have fun!

The Importance of Healthy Hydration

People are always saying how important it is to stay hydrated, but why? Why is it so important to drink water?

What is Medicareful Living?

You’ve found your way here, and we’re glad you did. Welcome to Medicareful Living! With our Medicare, health, lifestyle, and diet articles; we help sen...

Superfood Snack Hacks: Pomegranates

Pomegranates are an extremely healthy fruit, but some people may struggle to fit them into a diet. With these recipes, the struggle is over!

Does Medicare Cover Genetic Testing?

Medicare’s coverage of genetic testing is fairly limited. When it does cover these tests, they can make a huge difference in one’s health care planning...

Getting Creative with Comfort Food: A Healthy Po Boy

Po boys are delicious, but fattening sandwiches that hail from New Orleans. Is it possible to make a healthy po boy that still tastes great? Oh, it cer...

What Can You Learn from Genetic Testing?

Genetic testing can tell you a lot about your health that you may not already know. What can you learn from genetic testing?