Heart-smart eating is a lifestyle

February is Heart Month! Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day but also the month that the American Heart Association puts added focus on a heart-smart lifestyle. Heart Month has been a calendar event since 1963 and was reinvigorated in 2004 with the Go Red for Women Campaign. In spite of the advances we have seen in prevention … Read more…

Cirque Dreams Holidaze at the Benedum Center

This new Cirque show is a Broadway musical and family Christmas spectacular all in one, with 20 acts and 30 artists. Enjoy watching snowmen, penguins, angels, reindeer, toy soldiers, gingerbread men, ornaments and Santa—all with soaring acrobatics, gravity defying feats, elaborate production numbers, imaginative costumes, illusions and more. The show celebrates the season with singers, … Read more…

Medicare Buy-In helps low-income seniors pay for Medicare costs

(Part 1 in a series.) Many low-income older adults struggle with the cost sharing that comes with Medicare. A program called “Medicare Buy-In” helps Medicare beneficiaries pay their Part B premium. For most beneficiaries, the $104.90 premium is automatically deducted from their Social Security benefit. Those who are new to Medicare Part B or chose … Read more…