Often when we feel a little sick but think that we do not need hospitalization, we make an appointment with a doctor to find out what is wrong with us. Though it is more convenient and costs less than hospitalization, setting up an appointment with our doctor is still not cheap. Especially if we are…

When a person needs extra care but not necessarily from a hospital, a nursing home may be a suitable option for them. Most nursing homes provide extra care throughout the day. The care that you will receive will vary depending on your medical condition or the help that you will need. Many looking into a…

The bathroom is a slippery place. And that means it can be dangerous for seniors with balance or mobility problems. To prevent accidents, there are certain kinds of bathroom equipment and renovations meant to lessen those risks. One of which is handicap showers. This leads to the common question of “does Medicare cover handicap showers?”…

Osteoarthritis is one of the leading causes for people to undergo knee replacement surgery. In fact, nearly 800,000 people undergo knee replacement surgery every year in the U.S.  So a common question many people have is, “does Medicare cover total knee replacement surgery?” In this article, we answer that question in clear, plain English. You…