No Ginkgo Biloba – But These Preventive Measures Could Slow Down Dementia

No Ginkgo Biloba – But These Preventive Measures Could Slow Down Dementia

In a landmark report, scientists have endorsed three strategies for preventing dementia and cognitive decline associated with normal aging — being physically active, engaging in cognitive training and controlling high blood pressure. This is the first time experts convened by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine have deemed scientific evidence strong enough to suggest that preventing dementia and age-related cognitive decline might be possible. Seven years ago, in a separate report issued by…

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When You Provide Home Healthcare, But Can’t Afford It Yourself

When You Provide Home Healthcare, But Can’t Afford It Yourself

Eds note: As healthcare policy comes under scrutiny from voters and legislators, it’s becoming clear that the system is broken – and that the process of repairing it won’t be a simple one. This feature focuses on what it’s like to work in the trenches of the home healthcare system. For more than two decades, Celeste Thompson, 57, a home care worker in Missoula, Mont., had not had regular contact with a doctor — no…

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How To Contact Your Life Insurance Department In Every State

How To Contact Your Life Insurance Department In Every State

How To Contact Your Life Insurance Department In Every State As insurance regulations are handled on a state-by-state basis in this country, finding the right people to talk to about rules and legislation can prove to be a daunting task. That’s why we’ve provided you with this easy to use list of links to all the regulatory offices for consumer insurance information across America. If you have questions like: – What is insurance regulation? –…

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You Snooze You Lose When It Comes to Life Insurance Options

You Snooze You Lose When It Comes to Life Insurance Options

A potent cocktail of factors are at work which should make you jumpy about your life insurance, but only if you don’t take the time to keep up with the latest developments. Recent changes and new legislation, fast emerging technological methods, the usual economic uncertainties and a rapidly changing marketplace are steering the life insurance industry into uncharted waters. As a result, the landscape for consumers is changing as well. Brian Greenberg, the founder and President…

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