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3 tips for achieving financial resilience

A lot of people consider themselves resilient. Heck, it’s woven into the fabric of America: pull yourself up by your

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4 Questions to Ask Yourself as You Age

While medical advancements have made aging easier for some, changes in society may make it more difficult for others

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6 reasons you need regular dental checkups to help maintain your overall health

Although you may not associate dental care with medical care, the health of your mouth, teeth and gums is closely

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Action Plan for When You’re New to Medicare

Now that you understand the basics of Medicare, you’re ready to start planning.

If it wasn’t for Medicare, health care

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Clock stoppers: the best exercises for your 40s and beyond

First, the not-so-great news: Starting at around age 30, you naturally begin losing muscle. In fact, adults lose 3 to 8

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Could your medications affect your memory?

Picture an older woman whose memory has been slipping. She often misplaces her keys. She has trouble recalling names

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Eating healthy at 60 and beyond

We change over time. And our eating habits should, too. The recently released Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020

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Finding the right mental health care provider, at your fingertips

Mental health is an important part of your overall health and well-being. It affects how you think, feel and act. It

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Guest blog: Find the motivation to get things done

We all have good days and bad days when it comes to being productive and knocking out that to-do list. But sometimes you

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Guest blog: Improve and maintain your mental health

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas partners with New Directions to provide behavioral health screenings, resources and

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Guest blog: Set and achieve your financial goals

After a year of setbacks, postponed plans and well… disappointment, you may be looking forward to getting back to the

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Learn the ABCs of Medicare

Turning 65 is an exciting milestone! You’re at a stage in life where you can do what you like, with more time and

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Medicare eligibility and enrollment

You work sun up to sun down most of your life so you can finally get to the Good Life of retirement. No more alarm

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Preserve your aging joints

Skipping warm-ups and stretching. Getting injured during exercise or sports. A lot of us have been tough on our knees

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Staying Busy After Retirement

The years after retirement are for more than just relaxing. They’re prime time for pursuing passions you never got