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Understanding Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a very common medical condition. What’s also common is that it unfortunately often goes untreated due to not recognizing the signs, not taking it seriously, and not wanting to admit it’s something you might now be facing.

HEALTH

Understanding The Cost of Hearing Aids

While the initial price of hearing aids may feel overwhelming, it’s important to remember that they are ultimately an investment in your health and well-being. The great news is that when you choose Start Hearing, you’re choosing a partner who provides program benefits and discounts that help lower the cost for you.

AGE FRIENDLY CARE

Just One In Four Nursing Homes Gets A Top User-Rating on AgeFriendly.com

Diamonds in the rough exist, say families who place a high importance on staffing and leadership accountability.

AGE FRIENDLY CARE

How to Choose a Doctor You Can Talk To

Taking an active role in your health care puts the responsibility for good communication on both you and your doctor. This means asking questions if the doctor's explanations or instructions are unclear, bringing up problems even if the doctor doesn't ask, and letting the doctor know if you have concerns about a particular treatment or change in your daily life

AGE FRIENDLY CARE

What Is Home Care?

Home care can mean different things, and can be called by different names.  In-home care solutions vary by 1) type of care, 2) who provides it, and 3) who pays for it.  Typically, "Home Health Services" are publicly paid for, while "In-Home Care" refers to services that are privately-funded.

AGE FRIENDLY CARE

What Do I Need to Tell the Doctor?

Talking about your health means sharing information about how you feel physically, emotionally, and mentally. Knowing how to describe your symptoms and bring up other concerns will help you become a partner in your health care. Use these worksheets to organize your questions and information when talking with your doctor

HEALTH

Guide To Annual Enrollment

While you may be overwhelmed with the amount of information out there on AEP, here’s a guide to help you prepare for enrolling in coverage during the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period 2023. 

HEALTH

Why Heart Failure is a Common Complication of CAD

Talking about your health means sharing information about how you feel physically, emotionally, and mentally. Knowing how to describe your symptoms and bring up other concerns will help you become a partner in your health care. Use these worksheets to organize your questions and information when talking with your doctor

CONDITIONS

Understanding Cancer Risks in Older Adults

A cancer diagnosis at any age is challenging. But a cancer diagnosis in older adults can be particularly devastating. Frailty and other common health conditions such as heart disease and diabetes can complicate cancer treatment. What’s more, older adults may have social, emotional, and financial challenges that undermine their ability to seek care and treatment. 

CONDITIONS

Living and Aging With Chronic Respiratory Disease

A cough, wheeze, or congestion are frustrating when you get sick. But for older adults living with chronic respiratory disease, these uncomfortable symptoms can be a fact of life. There are many types of respiratory diseases in seniors. Some of these diseases are chronic and worsen with advancing age. Others are more acute and will cause illness within a short period. 

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