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Why Does Fat Taste Good?

For many people, fat is the great enemy of your diet, but it's also a major craving. Why does fat taste so good, and why do we crave it so much?

Finding the Right Therapist for You

If you need help with your mental health, finding the right therapist for you is essential to success. With research and knowing the signs of a good th...

Should I Wear Shoes Inside My House?

For years, a great debate has raged about whether you should wear shoes inside the house or not. Some say it's a hygiene risk, while others say it's no...

Why Does Salt Taste Good?

Salt is such a common ingredient in our food that we include a shaker on every table. But why does salt taste so good?

How Seniors Can Lower Energy Costs in the Summer

With summer comes summer weather and air conditioning. If you're looking for ways to save on your electric bill this summer, you've got to see these su...

CMS Announces Lower Costs for Insulin in 2021

On Tuesday, May 26, 2020, CMS announced that insulin costs will be capped in 2021 for Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans. What does this mean...

Why Does Food Taste Good?

Have you ever wondered why you like the flavor of some things and not others? Or why some people like foods that you hate? We're exploring our sense of...

The Importance of Timing for a Knee Replacement Surgery

If you have osteoarthritis in your knees, you may eventually require knee replacement surgery. One recent study found that many aren't getting the oper...

Why Seniors Should Expand Their Culinary Horizons

It's easy to be a picky eater, but there are many reasons to expand your culinary horizons. Here's why and how to learn to love trying new foods!

Food Addiction: More Than Just Overeating

We love food at Medicareful Living, but sometimes a love of food can turn unhealthy. That's when it becomes a food addiction.

Being Together When You're Apart

Social isolation can be very dangerous for seniors' mental and physical health. What are some ways you can stay connected while practicing social dista...

Stay Fit, Even When You're Stuck at Home

If you want to get fitter, but the gym isn't an option, what are some equipment-free workouts or exercises that you can do at home?

CMS Expands Telehealth Coverage During COVID-19 Pandemic

Late last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced sweeping changes in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Here's an overview of...

Ways to Observe the End of the Civil War

April 9 marks the unofficial end to the American Civil War. Here's three ways you can commemorate this defining period in American history.

How Your Income and IRMAA Affect Your Medicare Premiums

Depending on certain factors, you may pay a different Medicare Part B or D premium. One of these is the Medicare IRMAA, which is based on your annual i...