Advice A to Z

Advance Care Planning and Advance Directives (Living wills and health care proxies)

Aging in place

Alcohol

Ambulance services

Back pain

Balance

Bladder control 

Blood pressure

Bone scans

CPR

Caregiving

Caring for yourself while caregiving

Choosing a doctor

Choosing a health plan

Chronic Conditions

Colonoscopy

Death

Delirium

Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Memory: Be safe, exercise and eat well

Dental care

Depression

Diabetes

Diet and Nutrition: It’s important

Doctor visits

Dogs

Driving

Drug costs

Drugs and Drug Safety: Drugs are expensive and often present risks

Durable Medical Equipment

Elder abuse

Emergencies

End-of-life care

Exercising, Staying Active

Falls

Financial advisors

Flu shot

Foot care

Free resources

Gadgets/Tech

Generic drugs

Gout

Health care buddies and the value of social interaction

Health care costs and spending

Health care proxy

Health care system

Health outcomes

Health plan choices — Please see “Choosing a health plan”

Hearing

Heart health

HIPAA

Home care/house calls

Hospice care

Hospital stays

Insomnia

Kidney disease and kidney stones 

Life insurance

Local resources

Long term care services and supports

Mammograms

Medical debt

Medicaid

Medicare benefits

Medicare choices

Medicare enrollment

Medicare premium

Medicare supplemental insurance (Medigap)

Medicare Advantage plans

Medicare for All

Mental health

Migraines

Money-saving options

Nursing Homes, Community Living, and Home Health Care  

Nutrition (see Diet and Nutrition)

Opioids

Osteoporosis

Over-the-counter medications

Overtreatment

PACE: Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly

Pain

Parkinson’s Disease

Pensions

People with disabilities

Peripheral artery disease

Personal care

Physical, Occupational, and Specialized Therapy

Pneumonia

Prescription drugs: Facts, costs and coverage

Primary Care and Preventive Care: Get them right

Private health insurance

Proton-Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)

Provider directory

Purpose, Meditation and Feeling better: All good

Respite care

Retirement planning

Retirement security 

Reverse mortgages

Safety

Salt

Scams and Fraud

Screening Tests: Get the ones you need

Second opinions

Shared decision-making

Social Security

Sleep: You need it

Staying healthy

Stroke

Sugar

Supplements: Often a waste of money

Technology

Telemedicine or telehealth

Therapy

Tobacco

Traditional Medicare

Travel

Urinary tract infections

Vaccines

Vision

Weight loss