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A Revolution You Can Hear: Amazing Innovations in Hearing Aids

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Kelly used to think having to wear her hearing aid was a nuisance. For starters, she was always frustrated with the sound quality and she never liked the way the device looked in her ear. “To be honest, I always felt self-conscious wearing my hearing aid. I always felt other people would saw it, and think, ‘She’s hard of hearing’.” Kelly was always the first among her friends to learn about new...

Why Now Is the Time to Get A Long-Term Care Policy

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When it comes to buying homeowners or car insurance, many of us don’t hesitate. But if you think about it, the odds of needing nursing home care at some point may be higher than losing your house to fire or totaling your car. There are two main reasons why people put off buying a Long-Term Care policy. One, who wants to think of themselves as becoming dependent on others or needing a nursing...

Are You Prepared If Your Hiking Vacation Becomes A Helicopter Rescue?

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In March of 2020, Margaret was looking forward to visiting friends in Arizona. They were going to meet up in Phoenix and drive north to hike the Grand Canyon. Because of the coronavirus outbreak, the trip was delayed. The team finally met up last month. Unfortunately, another setback occurred, but this time on the trail. The group started their hike on the Widforss Trail around 9am. Three hours...

Recovering at Home: The Benefits of a Home Healthcare Policy

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Recovering from a hospital stay can be cause for great relief, but here’s a statistic to consider: Older adults are even more at risk for dehydration, poor nutrition, weakness, and falls during the first 24-48 hours at home from a hospital visit. To help prevent complications, illness and even readmission to the hospital, a home caregiver can provide excellent care to help with recovery after you...

Why Life Insurance is a Must

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For many of us, one of the greatest causes of worry is the difficult financial impacts of our final expenses on our loved ones. If your family doesn’t have the funds needed to cover the costs, end of life expenses, like funeral costs, can be overwhelming. There is an alternative to leaving your family having to pay out of pocket for funeral costs. Rising Expenses In 2019, the average funeral cost...

The Benefits of Dental Implants

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Dental implant surgery is a common dental procedure intended to replace a natural tooth or teeth. With dental implants, tooth roots are replaced with metal screw-like posts, while missing or damaged teeth are replaced with artificial crowns that function and look just like real ones. Bridges and dentures can frequently be effective solutions, but sometimes the prosthetics do not fit well or a...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Dentures

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Has a dentist ever warned you, “If you ignore your teeth, they’ll go away”? Losing teeth is never easy, but fortunately, there is a common and efficient option: Dentures. Teeth provide three different benefits. They help us bite and chew food. They help us in our speech by contributing to articulation and producing various sounds. And, of course, they give us a friendly and attractive look and...

Tele-Optometry Offers Convenience and Quality Care for The Future of Eye Care

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The current pandemic means many of us are trying out new ways of doing everyday tasks and experimenting with technology. While it has been a difficult period for everyone, there are some useful lessons and learnings we can take from the experience.   When we start to experience COVID-19 recovery, we won’t simply revert back to the previous ways. Though time will tell what the new normal will...

Looking Out for Your Eyesight

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No matter how old you are, you don’t have to suffer from poor eyesight. Maintaining your vision, even well into your golden years, can be easily achieved with a few simple things. Keep Your Eyes Lubricated Dry Eye Syndrome (medically known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca) is a common ailment where eyes feel dry and irritated. People of all ages experience it, but the condition becomes more common...

Top 10 Reasons To Get Whole Life Insurance

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Like an umbrella, life insurance is one of those things that everyone should have for the inevitable rainy day, but far too few people do. Maybe you think it’s something you’ll get around to and you put off purchasing a policy. Or you’re a smoker or have other health issues that make you believe you can’t qualify. Maybe you’re concerned that rates will go up over time or you’ll be dropped. There...

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