The truth is, colon cancer screening is really not so bad. Plus, no procedure is anywhere near as uncomfortable as suffering from a long, drawn-out battle with cancer! If you have a screening scheduled, here are a few tips on how to prepare for it.
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. It is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in women, and the second leading cause for men. Colon cancer will affect 1 in 21 men, and 1 in 23 women, at some point in their lifetimes. Here are a few tips to reduce your risk…
Aging is something that will happen to us all, and yet no one really looks forward to it! Luckily, seniors are aging better than ever before, thanks to improved diet, better medical care, and access to information on how to stay healthy. We’ll tell you how exercise can help you to look and feel even younger…
Each spring, millions of taxpayers are delighted to receive a refund from the IRS. In other cases, a refund is not due, but people are just hoping they file their returns correctly and avoid a troublesome audit. Either way, scammers know they can prey upon your good fortune, or anxieties, and get away with your hard earned cash.
It’s that time of year again! None of us look forward to it, with the exception of overly enthusiastic accountants. But now that you’re retired, your tax situation might have changed. So keep these four things in mind, and remember to consult a professional if anything is unclear.
As we age, safety at home becomes a bigger and bigger issue. Sometimes, assistance it needed to assure the safety of yourself or a loved one. Consider the following tips to keep yourself safe at home, and revisit the list as your needs change in the future.
Health issues become more likely after age 60 or so. Your genetics and just plain luck will certainly influence your health, but your fate isn’t completely out of your hands. Your lifestyle also plays a role, meaning to some degree you do have control over your future!
For years, retirement planning revolved around saving a specific amount of money before you stopped working. Once you you’ve retired, however, your focus will shift to making that money last as long as possible. Smart budgeting will go a long way toward that goal, but did you also know that retirees can access many special savings opportunities?