Category Archives: Health and Healthcare

5 Early Signs Of Dementia

Like it or not, dementia is on our radar.  We worry about loved ones, we even worry about ourselves beginning to show “the signs”.  But what are those signs? Here are some early symptoms that might surprise you.  Knowledge is power, right? Source: 5 Early Signs Of Dementia (And Why Everyone Should Know Them)

New store in Spokane selling refurbished medical equipment

Do you know someone who needs medical equipment but is not able to afford it? Health insurance, even Medicare, isn’t much help for some common needs.  A new store in Spokane is offering at-cost refurbished medical equipment to help people afford the expense of scooters, wheelchairs and other costly items.   Source: New store in Spokane selling refurbished medical equipment to help those in need | The Spokesman-Review

If I Knew Then – High School Reunions

Do you have a high school reunion coming up, or did you recently attend one? This author has some interesting insights for us- you might just feel much better after reading this.  I did!  Source: If I Knew Then

Skin Cancers Rise, Along With Questionable Treatments

Older people are particularly vulnerable to being over-treated for potential skin cancers.  Beware before you schedule that expensive procedure! Source: Skin Cancers Rise, Along With Questionable Treatments – The New York Times

Women and Long-Term Care Insurance

Long-term care insurance is far more expensive for women than men, so here are ways women can keep costs down.   Source: Women and Long-Term Care Insurance