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The NSPA Blog

Health and Retirement Planning: Top Tips

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Posted on August 24th, 2020 by Guest Blogger, under Sandwich Generation, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

The process of planning for long-term health in retirement often boiled down to a few simple efforts. You might simply be anticipating a switch to Medicare when you turn 65, putting money away in a retirement fund when you’re able to, and leaving... Continue Reading »

How to communicate and connect with Dementia Patients

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Posted on August 17th, 2020 by Bettina Carlson, under Alzheimer's and Dementia, Caregiver, Caregiving, Sandwich Generation, Seniors, Tips & Resources

What is Dementia?  Following is a very basic description of a very complex disease. If you are interested in learning more about the various types of dementia, there are many good sources to gather information from. The Alzheimer’s... Continue Reading »

Boosting Mental and Physical Health For Seniors

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Posted on July 22nd, 2020 by Guest Blogger, under Mental Health, Physical Health, Seniors, Take Charge

Your golden years are when you need to boost your mental and physical health the most. That’s because it’s in these years where health issues tend to get magnified or crop up with more regularity. To wit: 80% of older adults are already... Continue Reading »

Age-Related Eye Problems

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Posted on June 29th, 2020 by Guest Blogger, under Patient Tools, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

This week we offer you a special guest blog post by Melody Huang from Vision Center (https://www.visioncenter.org/blog/aging-and-eyesight/) on age-related eye problems. We hope you enjoy and find value in the detailed information.  Many... Continue Reading »

Medicare and Medicaid Announcements

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Posted on June 22nd, 2020 by Guest Blogger, under Medicaid, Medicare, Patient Tools, Tips & Resources

Last week, we received information regarding some recent announcements affecting Medicare Beneficiaries from Carrie Espinosa at Horizon Benefit Services (http://www.horizonbenefitservices.com). Considering Medicare enrollment is coming up sooner... Continue Reading »

Knowing your Ingredients as the Basis for a Healthy Life

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Posted on June 17th, 2020 by Bettina Carlson, under Nutrition, Take Charge

“You are what you eat”. I’m sure you have heard this expression. Over the years, we have learned that eating a balanced diet increases our chances to live a life marked by health, physical, and mental health. Especially this year, with so... Continue Reading »

Cultural Considerations in Healthcare

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Posted on June 9th, 2020 by Bettina Carlson, under Patient Advocacy, Social

In the fall of 2019, we posted a blog on “Cultural Considerations in Healthcare”. In light of the current cultural challenges, I would like to repost this topic and have added some information as it pertains to African Americans particularly in... Continue Reading »