Health Insurance And Surrogacy: How Does It Work?

Pregnancy is a wonderful experience for many couples looking to grow their family. Unfortunately, there are couples who want children but are unable to have them. Surrogacy is a pregnancy option for couples who are unable to conceive a child on their own. If you are considering surrogacy as an option, here are some common […]

Medicaid And Medicare: What Makes Them So Different?

At a glance: Medicare is a federally operated program, only. Medicaid is a state and federal program. Medicare is an insurance program. Medicaid is an assistance program. Medicare is designed to help cover health care costs of any 65+, disabled, or on dialysis, regardless of income. Medicaid is income based, and designed to help low […]

Advance Directives: Information You Need To Know

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Advance directives are written, legal instructions regarding medical care preferences if one is unable to make the decisions for themselves. Advance directives guide choices for doctors and caregivers if one is terminally ill, seriously injured, in a coma, in the late stages of dementia, or near the end of life. The most common advance directives […]

Alzheimer’s Disease: 10 Eye-Opening Facts You Need To Know

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Have you ever had trouble remembering where you left your car keys? What about the name of that person you were just introduced to the other day? Memory refers to the ability to store and recall information and is an essential part of everyday life. It is easy to take memory for granted. Many of […]

7 Important Heath Issues That Impact African American People The Most

African Americans are a very vulnerable ethnic group regarding physical health. African Americans are amongst the most at-risk individuals in most major disease categories. Reasons for higher at-risk rates are speculated to involve a lack of healthcare access, a lack of doctor visits, and poor health referrals. Regardless, it is essential to know health risks […]

10 Practical Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding

Weddings showcase the magical union of one being to another. Weddings highlight the start of a new journey; A life to grow and build together. Weddings are lovely, but they can come at a very hefty cost. As of 2017, the average price of a wedding in the United States was 33,391. Costs of a […]

7 Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

It is never the wrong time to start planning for tax season. This upcoming tax season will be significant to many due to the impact of Covid-19 on the workforce and the economy. Many may have to compensate for lack of funds during the pandemic and find themselves deeper in debt than they ever imagined. […]

The 8 Most Common Oral Health Problems Kids Face

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Children’s dental care is a subject of grave importance. Without a proper dental care routine, children are vulnerable to various dental issues, some of which the damage may be irreversible. Children are not often concerned with dental care. Explaining the importance of a proper dental care routine may increase your child’s chances of continuing the […]

Essential Details You Need To Know About Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression or mood disorder subset related to seasonal changes most commonly, but not limited to, the winter months. Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and severe mental illness that affects how you feel, think, and act. A mood disorder (affective mood disorder) is a group of […]

14 Alarming Statistics About Caregiving

More than ever, children find themselves caring for adult parents who are no longer able to care for themselves. Although the nursing home system is reforming, changes still take time to occur. Many adult children are having to move their parents into their homes and provide uncompensated, full-time care. Many well-intentioned adult children are going […]