Getting set up with a Medicare plan when you turn 65 is actually a requirement. There are exceptions if you have coverage elsewhere – EXCLUDING health plans set up on ACA (Obamacare) exchanges, but if you do, you have other sources of counseling to get the details. This article is for the majority of people who are eligible for Medicare and need to know the exact rules surrounding that program.
The fact is that 40 percent of adults over the age of 65 suffer from memory loss. This is known as “age-associated memory impairment”. Unless there is an obvious underlying medical condition causing this memory loss, it is simply a part of the normal aging process.
On the other hand, brain diseases such as Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease do not fit into this category. They are not a normal part of the aging process.
So, how do you know the difference?
If you care for a loved one, whether in their home or in yours, you know it is a full-time job. And, because it is a job to be taken seriously, it is not simply 9 to 5. Sometimes it can last 24-hours a day. This can be IS exhausting. Often caregivers in this situation are so dedicated to the task that they allow their own physical and mental health to suffer.