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 […]

Mental Health Services: Does Medicare Offer Coverage?

Why is Mental Health Important? Mental health is essential to having a happy, productive lifestyle. Mental health awareness is growing, and an emphasis on senior mental health is occurring. Declining health and disease put seniors at risk for mental health conditions, including anxiety and depression. Medicare covers mental health care, including psychological counseling, preventative screenings, […]

20 Health Insurance Buzzwords You Should Know

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Health insurance is a contract with a health insurance company (insurer) that requires the insurer to pay a portion of all health care costs in exchange for a set payment (premium). Insurance is beneficial in that it can offset expensive, unexpected health costs. To those unfamiliar with health insurance, understanding the insurance terminology can be […]

Important Facts You Need To Know About Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A time to highlight and uplift those who are fighting a daily battle against the disease. Major breast charities increase promotions to raise awareness of the disease and raise funds for research, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure. Notable charities can be found below. Breast Cancer is common among American […]

5 Essential Ways to Prevent Medicare Fraud

Medicare is a national health insurance program in the U.S. designated for Americans 65 years and older, those with disability status, and those with end-stage renal disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Medicare was established in 1966 to aid those who could not work but still needed health care. As of 2018, over 59.9 million […]