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How to talk to a loved one about the difficult subject of hearing loss

How to talk to a loved one about the difficult subject of hearing loss

Full of festive gatherings, this time of year brings us close to friends and family. But if you know someone suffering from hearing loss, it may be hard for you…

Careful planning is a must for the sandwich generation

Careful planning is a must for the sandwich generation

It’s not always a good thing to be the middle. For the children of baby boomers, the middle can be a financially stressful place. Often called the sandwich generation, children…

This holiday season, share your financial and care inventory with those who need to know

This holiday season, share your financial and care inventory with those who need to know

Each year, thousands of Americans are thrust into the uncomfortable role of making long-term care decisions for their family members. These emotional decisions can create stressful situations for the entire…

Awareness and education are key to bridging the communication gap between people with diabetic nerve pain and healthcare providers

Awareness and education are key to bridging the communication gap between people with diabetic nerve pain and healthcare providers

In the United States there are nearly 26 million people with diabetes and one of the most common complications of the condition is diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), a form of…

Shop early: the right prescription for selecting a Medicare drug plan

Shop early: the right prescription for selecting a Medicare drug plan

The most important shopping seniors may do this season is for a Medicare prescription drug plan. Therefore, it’s one holiday shopping item that shouldn’t wait until the last minute. New…

Life insurance: a safety net for your family

Life insurance: a safety net for your family

– Fallout from the long economic downturn has made it more important than ever for families to insulate themselves against financial shock. And yet, ownership of individual life insurance stands…

A day in the life of diabetes

A day in the life of diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month(R), a time to bring attention to the seriousness of diabetes and to the many people who are impacted by the disease. This year, the American…

Important decisions for retirees and near-retirees

Important decisions for retirees and near-retirees

The years immediately preceding retirement, and the first couple of years of actual retirement, are a critical time for individuals. After carefully planning and diligently saving for retirement most of…

Practical, protective foot health steps for people with diabetes

Practical, protective foot health steps for people with diabetes

Healthy feet are essential for overall good health, no matter your age, fitness level or physical challenges. For people with diabetes, however, taking care of their feet is especially vital.…

Disposable insulin delivery device gives people with type 2 diabetes the freedom to go about their day

Disposable insulin delivery device gives people with type 2 diabetes the freedom to go about their day

– Nearly 26 million people in the United States have diabetes and the population continues to grow. There are approximately 5.5 million people in the U.S. who depend on daily…

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