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There’s help for caregivers, too
If you’re caring for an elderly, ill, or disabled family member, you’re one of about 44 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness, disability, or frailty. Family caregivers provide an average of 24 hours of care per week. When you’re a caregiver, it can be hard to care for yourself. Here […]
If you’re planning a summer vacation, you already know that there’s a lot to do before you leave. There are passports to renew, suitcases to pack, and an itinerary to plan. We want you to have the most relaxing vacation possible, so before you go don’t forget to: Look into Medicare coverage outside the U.S. Think about […]
Doctors may prescribe opioids, a class of drugs used to treat pain, after surgery or an injury. Although opioids can be an important part of treatment, they have serious risks like addiction, abuse, and overdose, especially if used continuously. That’s why Medicare is working with doctors and pharmacists to perform safety checks to help you […]
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S. and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people 50 and older. The best way to prevent colorectal cancer is to get screened regularly starting at age 50. There […]
Just as there are many types of people with Medicare, there are many ways for you to get information about the program. Did you know you have the right to get Medicare information in an accessible format, like Braille, large print, data/audio files, relay services, and TTY communications? While the print publications and Medicare.gov website […]
The strongest communities are those that encourage participation from all members, especially you! Older adults play a key role in the vitality of neighborhoods, networks, and the lives of others. May is Older Americans Month, and it’s the perfect time to engage and support all the ways that older adults can make a difference. Let’s […]
Get a glaucoma test and make your vision top priority!
More than 3 million people in the U.S. have glaucoma, and some have no idea they have it. A glaucoma is a group of diseases that can cause permanent vision loss and blindness. If you get a glaucoma test and find treatment early, you can protect your eyes from serious vision loss. It is the […]
Concerned about your blood pressure? Medicare can help.
It’s difficult to detect high blood pressure. High blood pressure (also called “hypertension”) usually doesn’t have any warning signs until it causes more serious health issues, like heart attack and heart disease, stroke, eye damage, kidney disease, and vascular dementia. Preventing & managing high blood pressure While there are certain risk factors for high blood […]
Be a “wise guy”— know the importance of health screenings
Are you a guy who puts off doing a task and later wishes he’d just done it? Take care of your body. Ask your doctor if you should get tested for prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, or both. Getting screened is the smart move—screening tests can find cancer early when treatment works best. Don’t use cost as […]
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