Month: May 20141

14 Causes of Dehydration

Source from the Huffington Post Diabetes People with diabetes — especially people who don’t yet realize they have it — are at increased risk for dehydration. When levels of sugar in the blood are too high, the body tries to get rid off the excess glucose through increased urine output,…

Does Money Buy Happiness?

Written by Jean Chatzky, Source: AARP Thanks to the work of Daniel Kahnemann, a Nobel Prize winner, and his Princeton University colleague Angus Deaton, we learn that you need about $75,000 in annual household income in order to live a happy, comfortable life. More than that (acknowledging, of course, that the amount it costs to…

6 Places Never to Use a Debit Card

Q and A: Falling risks, even with a walker

HEALTH CARE ALERT: Medicare "Observation Status" Warning

Source from Bottom Line When you go to the hospital as a Medicare patient with an acute condition that requires a stay of two or more nights, you are supposed to be admitted as an inpatient. However, more and more hospitals now will place you on “observation status” instead. Warning:…

Memorial Day Recipe! Grilled Potato Skins

5 Bad Money Moves

Top 10 Medicare Mistakes

Common errors can be costly, but here’s how to avoid them, by Patricia Barry, AARP Medicare is uncharted territory for most of the 10,000 people a day who currently come into the program. It’s not a minefield exactly, but lurking in the undergrowth are pitfalls and traps that can be costly unless you take…

12 Foods That Can Help You Sleep

AARP National Caregiving Expert Amy Goyer Headlines Allentown Forum

Source from AARP, Posted on 05/7/2014 by Steve Gardner “More than 150 Lehigh Valley residents recently attended a special Caregiving Forum at an Allentown hospital that provided practical advice for individuals currently caring for loved ones at home or anticipating care for themselves or family members. Hosted by Nancy Werteen of…
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