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Written By: Jim Long on November 2, 2015 No Comment

From our Friends at the Medicare Rights Center

Dear Marci,

My father is terminally ill, and I have been doing research about possible options for his care. I came across information about hospice care, but I am not sure what it is. Does Medicare cover hospice, and if so, what are the requirements?

– Erik (Allentown, PA)

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Written By: Jim Long on October 28, 2015 No Comment

If you’re working on a weight loss plan, one of the most difficult times of year can be the holidays. Around Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years, the parties and meals you’ll attend will include foods that are high in fat and calories and low in nutrition. Fortunately, by following these five tips you can stick […]

Written By: Jim Long on October 12, 2015 No Comment

Will Rogers, who died before most of us were born, remains one of our finest humorists. Here are some of his musings.

First- Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging about it.

Second- The older we get, the fewer things seem worth standing in line for.

Third- Some people […]

Written By: Jim Long on October 7, 2015 No Comment

Meditation is a great option for a healthy body, mind and spirit.

In order for meditation to work, you need to breath. You have to make sure that you are doing all the right breathing methods so that you can make it work for your needs.

Meditation will help you to relax as you are doing exercises. […]

Written By: Jim Long on September 28, 2015 No Comment

You are aware that high cholesterol can be very dangerous to your heart disease and you will find that other serious health problems like a stroke. You will find that the doctor will suggest that you change your diet and lifestyle, but then there are some people who just need a little more. Lipids are […]

Written By: Jim Long on September 21, 2015 No Comment

Living Daily

Here are 7- count em- 7 tips for living daily. Well, you ask, “ What is the alternative to Living daily?” Simply put- the alternative is leaving this world sooner than you desire. If we came with an owners manual this would be included.

1- Exercise at least […]

Written By: Jim Long on September 14, 2015 No Comment

People use many excuses to give reason to why they are not eating healthy foods. One of the most common of these excuses is that they have no time to worry about choosing the best foods and cooking them for themselves and their families. These people usually grab fast food or take-out instead of healthier […]

Written By: Jim Long on August 4, 2015 No Comment

Aerobic Exercise, No Matter What Your Age
Everyone wants to get healthier, and everyone knows what when it comes right down to it, doing aerobic exercise on a regular basis is something that can really take you from a point of being unhealthy, and bring you to a place where you can be healthy and you […]

Written By: Jim Long on July 27, 2015 No Comment

Living Daily

Here are 7- count em- 7 tips for living daily.  Well, you ask, “ What is the alternative to Living daily?” Simply put- the alternative is leaving this world sooner than you desire.  If we came with an owners manual  this would be included.

1-     Exercise at least 30 minutes per day. Walking is great […]

Written By: Jim Long on July 13, 2015 No Comment

A healthy body , mind and spirit calls for graceful aging. Here are 10 tips:

1)    Maintain an appropriate weight. Your diet should be low fat, high fiber and include generous portions of fruit and vegetables daily. Be sure to watch the nutrition information on food product labels.

2)  Have a personal exercise program.  Walking will get […]

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Written By: Jim Long on July 6, 2015 No Comment

Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day. Since you are still sleepy from a good night’s rest, it is only right that you should know some quick and easy recipes that you can come up with in a few minutes.

If your kids love milk, then offer them something by combining milk […]

Written By: Jim Long on June 27, 2015 No Comment

Your healthy body not only depends on your healthy diet but also on proper physical workouts. But we are so busy. Is there time for  a warm-up? Is it necessary?

When you have to fit an exercise routine into your already busy schedule, you might be tempted to simply skip the warm up routine, even though […]

Written By: Jim Long on June 23, 2015 No Comment

Dry Skin Sometimes skin has a low level of sebum, which is the natural oil that is produced by skin glands. It is called dry skin and it cannot hold moisture and will look parched and feel tight when washed and in some extreme times, it can show some signs of chapping […]

Written By: Jim Long on June 17, 2015 No Comment

Keeping your own records of any medical care that you and your immediate family have received is the only way to be sure that your insurance and bills are free from mistakes. It may seem unimportant now, but later in life when you try to get life insurance or get treatment that is appropriate for […]

Written By: Jim Long on June 9, 2015 No Comment

Having arthritis is common in most people of the world. Even though it is a very common disease, it is painful and very incurable at the moment. You can be at risk for getting arthritis and you may not even know it. Some of the conditions cannot be changed but there are a number of […]

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