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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?

Want to Start Volunteering? Answer These 3 Questions First!

Volunteering is a worthwhile and rewarding activity for thousands of people around the country. With so many deserving organizations, how do you choose...

The Health Benefits of Sports Fandom

Many people love sports and have favorite sports teams, but did you know there are health benefits of being a sports fan?

Getting Creative with Comfort Food: Mardi Gras Classics

One of the central ways to celebrate Mardi Gras is with delicious food. We’ve got a double helping of recipes straight from the Big Easy!

What Does MACRA Mean for You?

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) made some significant changes to Medicare. Here’s what they are and how they affect Me...

What to Do If You Receive a Terminal Diagnosis

If you receive a terminal diagnosis, it can feel earth-shattering. Once the initial shock passes, what might you want to do?