Monthly Archives March 2015

The Over 65 Health Checklist

As we get older we become more prone to certain diseases and illnesses and therefore the number of doctor visits and appointments increase. Although in some cases there is nothing we can do to prevent getting sick, early detection does enhance the chance of survival. It is important to ensure that you do not miss any doctor’s appointments because some diseases do not necessarily have any symptoms that you can notice but they can end up being fatal. If you are already 65 or heading to 65, it is important to have a health check list to help you monitor
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What Medicare Doesn’t Cover

While Medicare covers a wide array of health care services, it certainly doesn’t cover everything. If you need or want certain services that aren’t covered, you’ll have to pay for them yourself unless you have other insurance or you’re in a Medicare Advantage health plan, which may cover some of these services. Here’s a rundown of what original Medicare generally does not cover. Alternative medicine: This includes acupuncture or chiropractic services (except to fix subluxation of the spine), and other types of alternative or complementary care. Cosmetic surgery: Elective cosmetic procedures are not covered, however, certain surgeries may be if
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