What's the Difference Between Medicare Supplements & Medicare Advantage? | Medicare Basics

Both Medicare Supplements (Medigap) and Medicare Advantage provide supplemental coverage. But which should you choose? Discover the differences in coverage between Medigap and Medicare Advantage.

Superfood Snack Hacks: Avocados

Avocados are a legitimate craze but for good reason. They’re very healthy and can be worked into a ton of different recipes. Here are some of our favorites avocado dishes!

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What the Medicare Star Rating Means for You

If you’re searching for a new Medicare Advantage or prescription drug plan, the Medicare Star Rating can narrow your search. It’s a helpful tool that can make comparing a breeze!

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How Medicare Benefit Periods Work

Medicare covers many of the costs associated with inpatient care facilities up to a certain point. Understanding benefit periods is important to knowing your coverage.

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Coverage Determinations: Your Part D Plan’s Guidelines

Medicare Part D can help you afford your prescription drugs, but how does your plan determine what’s covered and what’s not? More importantly, what can you do if you think something should be covered?

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National Senior Health & Fitness Day: Get Up and Go!

Are you ready for National Senior Health & Fitness Day? Each year, seniors around the country will learn more about how to be fitter and healthier! Here's how you can get involved.

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The Importance of Digital Literacy

Digital literacy is one of the key skills you should have in modern society. But digital literacy isn’t just being able to use a computer. It’s much more important than that.

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Does Medicare Cover Long-Term Care?

At some point in your life, you may need some form of long-term care, or non-medical personal care. Does Medicare cover long-term care, and if not, what are your options?

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Drinking Vinegar May Actually Be Good for You

One of the biggest trends recently has been drinking apple cider vinegar. Why would anyone do that? You’d be surprised at the answer.

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Training for a Marathon at Any Age

Marathons are often considered the peak of physical performance — for the fittest of the fit. But more seniors each year are showing that their races aren’t yet run. With these tips, you can join them!

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Is Coffee Really Healthy for You?

The coffee debate has been raging for decades. Is it healthy? Can it lead to cancer? After a flurry of studies, we’re learning that your morning cup of coffee could be one of the healthiest choices you make today.

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Is PACE the Health Care Option for Me?

PACE is a program for seniors who have health care needs, but still want the freedom and independence of living at home. In many ways, it helps bring coordinated care to you.

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Just like you, your health is one of a kind. What works for one person may not for another, so the information in these articles should not take the place of an expert opinion. Before making significant lifestyle or diet changes, please consult your primary care physician or nutritionist. Your doctor will know your own health best.

Medicareful Living: For a Healthy, Full Life

Medicareful Living focuses on not just managing your health, but improving your life. This is possible when you find the right Medicare option for you and your family.