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This Relaxing Hobby Improves Brain Health
(FinancialHealth.com) - When it comes to relaxing, there are many ways to do it. One is to find a hobby that's enjoyable and helps you reduce stress. Reading fits that description perfectly. It allows an escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life and can be done almost anywhere. In addition, it can stimulate brain activity while helping to...

Hidden Depression Factors to Watch For

Causes of Depression in Seniors
(FinancialHealth.com) - Depression is more than just feeling down in the dumps from time to time. It’s a mood disorder that can completely disrupt daily living, creating feelings of despair and uncertainty. Isolation, financial woes and sometimes medication side effects can trigger depression. Many face these feelings daily and may find it difficult to reach out for help. Know the...

What is the Worst Threat to Financial Health?

What is the Absolute Greatest Threat to Your Financial Health?
Smart Quiz: What is the Worst Threat to Financial Health? a. Over Spending b. Health Decline c. Bad Investments d. The Economy Answer: Health Decline (FinancialHealth.net) -  Routine medical check-ups and prescriptions for everyday ailments can put a dent in just about anyone’s wallet. A true medical emergency or sudden serious illness can quickly deplete savings and even wipe you out financially! According to the National...

What Gardening Can Do For You

(FinancialHealth.net) -  Looking for a new hobby? Gardening is an enjoyable activity that comes with serious benefits. Turns out it's good for your health as well as your wallet. Whether it’s a cutting garden for fresh floral bouquets or beds filled with veggies, a little backyard horticulture can improve mood, boost curb appeal and even promote cardiovascular health — not...

Creative Ways to Save Money on Meds

New Employee Healthcare Benefits - January 2020
(FinancialHealth.net) - When it comes to doctor visits, one thing many people have in the back of their mind is how they're going to pay for prescriptions. Name brands are expensive and even more costly if there’s no prescription coverage. The good news is, there's more than one way to pay for a pricey script. Adjusting quantities, contacting the manufacturer...

Choosing a Senior Care Facility For a Loved One

When Choosing a Senior Care Facility for a Loved One, What Factor is Most Important:
(FinancialHealth.net) - Most people don’t go shopping for a senior care facility until they have to. Whether considering Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing or Continuous Care Retirement, there are several key indications that the facility is well run, safe and a good fit for your consideration. Here’s what you need to know. While evaluating the activity selection, cleanliness, rooms, and food...

How Focusing on Heart Health Can Protect Your Brain

How Focusing on Heart Health Can Protect Your Brain
(FinancialNews.com) Don't Underestimate the Link Between These Two Vital Organs The human brain is supposed to change over time. For middle-aged adults and seniors, it's completely normal to experience some cognitive decline, especially when it comes to how our memory functions. Not all brain change is inevitable, however, and there are steps that can be taken to improve brain health. Reach for...

New Rules For Employee Health Benefits – January 2020

New Employee Healthcare Benefits - January 2020
(FinancialHealth.net) - President Trump has created an exciting new option for employee health insurance plans. The change makes it easier for some workers to choose plans that better fit their families. The new option is known as an individual coverage health reimbursement arrangement (ICHRA). If your employer goes this route, it provides tax-free money through a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)....

Big Pharma Getting a Taste of Their Own Medicine

Pharma Getting a Taste of Their Own Medicine
(FinancialHealth.net) - The cost of prescription drugs in the US has long been a problem for average Americans. Often, people are unable to purchase life-saving medications because of exorbitant costs. Fortunately, lawmakers across the country are working to stop Big Pharma from bleeding Americans dry. The beginning of 2020 brought price hikes to hundreds of brand name drugs. The price...

Congress Turns Its Attention to Marijuana This Week

Congress Turns Its Attention to Marijuana This Week
(FinancialHealth.net) - This week, the House Energy and Commerce’s Health Subcommittee is turning its attention to cannabis. A hearing, entitled "Cannabis Policies for the New Decade" will be held Wednesday to look at marijuana descheduling. Currently, marijuana for medicinal purposes is legal in 33 states and it’s okay to use it recreationally in 14 states. The federal government's failure to...

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Why Everyone Should Be Meal Planning

Why Everyone Should Be Meal Planning

Gain Freedom From Checkout Line Anxiety Sticker shock in the checkout line is a common experience. No matter how conservative a shopper might be, the...