Diane Archer

Should you be taking vitamins?

Liz Szabo reports for the New York Times that older Americans are popping supplements like candy. Doctors may recommend certain vitamins like vitamin D and folic acid, and dozens of others are...

Free and low-cost ways to address hearing loss

While our hearing is likely to weaken with age, there are things we can do to address hearing loss.  Hearing aids can be very expensive—as much as $3500 for a single hearing aid and most people...

When will Congress control health care costs?

A February 2018 West Health Institute/NORC poll, complements findings from a recent Kaiser Family Foundation poll. It finds that unreasonable health care costs have driven four in ten Americans to...

How to get free or low-cost dental care

Because dental care can be so expensive and most insurance—including Medicare—does not cover it, it is the number one health care service people skimp on. As a result, people put themselves at...

What’s a durable power of attorney?

A durable power of attorney is a legal document that allows you to name someone to help with your financial affairs whenever you would like and if you become unable to handle them yourself. The...