The Parkinson’s Foundation reports nearly one million Americans will be living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) by 2020. They further state this will be more than the total number of Americans diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), muscular dystrophy and Lou Gehrig’s disease (or ALS). The unfortunate reality is Parkinson’s disease directly contributes to an early death… More

In 2017 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report stating 23 Million American adults are diabetic. The majority of those diabetic adults (about 86% or 20 Million) are over 45 years of age. All this data really means is that it’s very common for those 50 years or older to have.. More

Strokes are the third leading cause of death in the United States. Each year, nearly 800,000 people suffer from a stroke. Most are over the age of 65, and many of them have suffered from a stroke previously. If you fall into the category of the millions of American who have had a stroke, you may.. More

When was the last time that you enjoyed a full and uninterrupted night’s sleep? If you are one of the 18 million Americans living with sleep apnea, your answer is “never”. Sleep apnea is a serious health condition defined by breathing interruptions during sleep. Untreated sleep apnea may lead to heart disease, chronic daytime fatigue, and hypertension… More

Approximately 95 Million American adults currently have high cholesterol. This means their total cholesterol levels are 240 mg/dL and higher. Individuals with high total cholesterol have twice the risk of heart disease as their peers. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in American men and women. All of these facts indicate affordable life.. More

About 75 million American adults have high blood pressure. High blood pressure greatly increases the risk for experiencing heart disease, stroke, heart attack, vision problems, and kidney failure. Furthermore, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports 1,000 deaths each day which are directly related to high blood pressure. This information only provides additional incentive for.. More

Colon cancer is the fourth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S. In 2015, around 1,332,085 Americans were living with colon cancer. At the same time, four out of ten Americans didn’t have life insurance. Even more people said they had life insurance but didn’t have the coverage needed to care for their family when their policy paid.. More

We don’t need to remind you that hepatitis C is a worrisome condition. Some 3.5 million Americans have contracted this disease, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found hepatitis C is responsible for more Baby Boomer deaths than any other infectious disease. For a person living with hepatitis C, qualifying for.. More

You may think that saving money on life insurance is not possible over 50 years of age. But there are several steps you can take to ensure that you can qualify for the best possible rates for your age and health. We are going to look at 8 of the easiest and most effective ways.. More