Health & Wellness
- Written by Kaliq Chang, M.D. Kaliq Chang, M.D.
Thanks to the baby boom generation, there will be more Americans over age 65 in coming years than at any point in history. About 44.7 million Americans were age 65 or older in 2013, the latest year for which data is available, according to the U.S. Administration on Aging.
Did you know that by 2030, the National Eye Institute projects that more than 2 million Americans will be considered legally blind?
Routines help keep us focused, organized, and even healthy. However, if your health routine doesn’t include preparing for Medicare’s Open Enrollment, now’s the time to kick-start a new, healthy habit.
Clinical depression is part of life for 16 million adults in the United States, according to the National Institute for Mental Health.
- Written by Jeffrey B. Roth Jeffrey B. Roth
In Tigers and Traitors, Jules Verne wrote: “Though sleep is called our best friend, it is a friend who often keeps us waiting!”
- Written by John Johnston John Johnston
If you’re in your 60s, you probably know that the age to receive full retirement benefits has changed.
- Written by Jim Miller Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
Does Medicare cover second medical opinions?