When your doctor asks if you have any questions, does your mind go completely blank? When it comes to preventing the No. 1 killer in the U.S., these seven topics are great starting points for beginning this important conversation.
Alzheimer’s disease affects more than 5 million Americans and kills more people than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. Fortunately, scientists believe preventing Alzheimer’s is possible by controlling your risk factors through these dietary and lifestyle habits.
One in three U.S. adults has high blood pressure, which leads to higher healthcare costs and more risk for cardiovascular disease. Here’s how maintaining a lower blood pressure can save you money and help you stay healthy.
The tragedy of Alzheimer’s and other dementias goes beyond your health. It affects your wealth. In this heartbreaking video, you’ll meet a woman who developed early-onset dementia and suffered terrible financial consequences when she was unable to continue her career.
Enrolling in life insurance at work can be a smart move. It’s usually convenient and affordable. But as Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, and many other great solo artists can attest, going beyond the group has its advantages.
In a world where news, entertainment, and communication all compete for attention from the palm of your hand, spending seven to nine hours a day sleeping can seem like a quaint idea. But lack of sleep can have serious consequences for your happiness, stress levels, and even waistline.
Increases in life expectancy may mean we need to work a little longer than we’re used to thinking we should. But that may not be such a bad thing. A recent study conducted by Oregon State University concluded that working past age 65 could lead to a longer life.
Unlike a surprise party with friends and family, unplanned medical expenses typically result in a very different emotional reaction. And an unexpected trip to the emergency room can take a surprisingly large toll on emergency funds. Educating yourself on your options might be your best bet to recover from the trauma and costs of an unplanned medical event.
Millions of people are leaving paid time off on the table – even though most employers want them to use their vacation days. In case you need it, here are some ways taking a vacation could help your mind, your body, and even impress your boss.
The old adage says, “If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” They’re certainly wise words. But given the craftiness of scams perpetrated by conmen these days, you might need to arm yourself with more than words.
Identity fraud and identity theft are becoming more and more common. Even if you’ve done your best to review accounts regularly and keep your information safe, you may still become a victim. Here’s what to do if it appears your identity has been compromised.