Blog: The Senior's Advocate

Three Tips for Senior Citizens Who Want to Live a Healthier Lifestyle

The older we get, the more we start becoming aware that lifestyle changes may be on the horizon. For people who haven’t always spent their life in the gym or eating an all-natural diet, this transition may be difficult to make. Especially when you are already facing more changes and challenges of aging than you can manage.  Changing...

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Flavor Freebies: Eliminating fat and calories, pumping up flavor!

It may be a challenge for most people, but eating healthy doesn’t have to be torture. As we age, it is increasingly important to carefully monitor what is going into the body and how it makes us feel. One of my favorite tricks to eating healthy, without feeling deprived or under nourished is to use “flavor freebies” to add flavor...

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How Does Medicare Participation Work?

Breaking Down Medicare Contractual Obligations of Physicians The world of Medicare can be very confusing for the average senior- it’s tricky language, underlying politics and ambiguity makes it difficulty to fully grasp. Finding a participating doctor can also be a daunting task- especially when the participation isn’t very clear....

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Truths About Medicare Revealed

Guest blogger and Medicare expert Johnny Branstetter writes about some of the truths of Medicare supplemental insurance. Many seniors have the misconception that they can only change their Medicare Supplements once a year during the annual enrollment period, which runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. The truth is that only Medicare Advantage and Medicare...

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Tips to Save a Little Money at the Grocery Store

We all know there are some costs that just can’t be avoided- most of which are the costs of living. Grocery shopping is one of those costs that can be controlled and regulated. Here are some tips for keeping to a budget and saving a little green at the grocery store.  Tip One: Always Make a List- and Stick to It! If you make a...

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