According to a 2014 Nielsen study, 51 percent of adults over the age of 55 now own a smartphone.The result of fast growing smartphone usage among the 55+ demographic? A plethora of useful mobile apps designed specifically for this market.
Embrace technology! Make it a 2015 resolution to download these top apps for seniors.
Establishing and maintaining a great relationship with your primary care physician (PCP) and getting your preventive screenings is the best way for you to stay healthy and enjoy life. You may not know that there is an extra benefit to making these healthy decisions: You help keep Viva Medicare healthy! Continue reading
Doctors prescribe medication as part of a treatment plan because they believe the medicine can help ease or manage a particular condition. However, medication non-adherence (not filling or taking a prescription according to the doctor’s orders) in the U.S. is above 50%. Not taking your medication as prescribed can lead to prolonged illness, additional doctor visits, unnecessary hospital admissions, and untimely death. Continue reading