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Medicare Annual Enrollment is Around the Corner

Sep 18, 2021 / 2 Comments

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2022 begins next month! This is the one time of year when most Medicare-eligible people have the option of making changes to their Medicare plan, …

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The ABC’s of Medicare

Aug 1, 2020 / 3 Comments

Just hearing the term “Medicare” can be overwhelming for many people. While making sense of Medicare can be challenging, it helps to start with an understanding of the basics. …

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Walking Makes Exercise Easy for Seniors!

Mar 14, 2020 / No Comments

Now that spring is almost here it’s a great time to enjoy one of the best forms of exercise there is for those over 65 – walking. Walking is …

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Medicare Corner: Did You Know?

Jan 11, 2020 / No Comments

Did you know people on Medicare can change to a 5-star Medicare plan anytime during the year? Tufts Medicare Advantage Plan Preferred is the only 5-star plan in Massachusetts …

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Medicare Open Enrollment Starts in October!

Sep 20, 2019 / No Comments

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2020 begins this fall and runs from October 15th – December 7th. This is the time of year when most seniors have the option of making …

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Chair Exercises for Seniors

Jul 29, 2019 / No Comments

Chair Exercises for Seniors: Warm-Ups and Aerobic Activity  Kavitha Mamidala, Physical Therapist at Reliant Medical Group, demonstrates various chair exercises for seniors in a three-part video series. These …

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Could a Medicare Advantage Plan be Right for You?

Jul 25, 2019 / 4 Comments

Understanding the ins and outs of Medicare can be confusing, leaving you wondering what kind of plan best suits your needs. There are lots of options, including Medicare Advantage …

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Medicare Open Enrollment is Here!

Sep 25, 2018 / No Comments

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2019 begins this fall and runs from October 15th – December 7th. This is the time of year when most seniors have the option of …

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Midlife Exercise May Decrease Dementia Risks, Offer Other Health Benefits

May 10, 2018 / 3 Comments

By Dr. Michael Sheehy Chief of Population Health and Analytics Reliant Medical Group Oftentimes, one of the biggest fears people have as they get older is the risk of …

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Psoriasis – Maybe Not so Heartbreaking After All

Apr 5, 2017 / No Comments

If you are of a certain age, you may remember an advertising campaign that talked about the “heartbreak of psoriasis.” The phrase struck a chord as psoriasis sufferers did …

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Can Owning a Dog Help Protect You From Heart Disease?

Jan 3, 2017 / 2 Comments

By Robert Harizi, MD Chief of Cardiology Reliant Medical Group Our canine companions may be more important than we think when it comes to our heart health. In fact, …

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7 Tips for Sex After 60

Nov 18, 2016 / 6 Comments

According to more than a few national studies, seniors are having a lot more sex than most people think. In fact, data from the University of Chicago’s National Social …

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Congratulations Tufts Health Plan!

Oct 30, 2016 / No Comments

Tufts Medicare Preferred HMO, the only Medicare Advantage plan accepted at Reliant Medical Group, received the highest quality rating from Medicare for 2018! Eligible patients can now enroll anytime …

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Play it Safe With Your Medications

Oct 23, 2016 / No Comments

As we get older, we tend to take more and more medications. While these medications often help us live longer and healthier lives, they can also be dangerous if …

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Can You Train Your Brain to Reduce the Incidence of Dementia?

Sep 18, 2016 / 1 Comment

Since everyone who gets older can be affected by dementia, finding a way to prevent it is something researchers have long looked for. Finally, scientists may have found a …

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Do You Really Need a Multivitamin?

Jul 18, 2016 / 2 Comments

Lots of people, especially those over age 55, like to take a multivitamin each day. But despite their popularity, there is almost no scientific evidence that taking a multivitamin …

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Should You Get a Lung Cancer Screening?

Jun 10, 2016 / No Comments

We know that people who smoke or have been frequent smokers in the past are much more likely to develop lung cancer. Low-dose computed tomography (CT) scans have proven …

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Learn the Seven Key Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

May 20, 2016 / 4 Comments

Alzheimer’s disease causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills, as well as other problems. The older you get, the greater your chances of getting Alzheimer’s disease. …

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Learn How Exercise Can Help You Fight Off Type 2 Diabetes

Apr 16, 2016 / No Comments

There’s no doubt that Type 2 diabetes is becoming an increasingly bigger health problem across our country. Millions of Americans suffer from this disease and the risk rises with …

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Hidden Dangers of Taking Supplements

Mar 5, 2016 / No Comments

More and more people are taking over-the-counter supplements these days, including seniors. Many people believe these supplements can enhance their health. However, it’s important to be aware that many …

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Family Health History Leaves a Lasting Legacy

Feb 25, 2016 / No Comments

Creating a family health history can be very valuable, especially for your family’s children and grandchildren. Doctors have known for a long time that both common and rare diseases …

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Reliant Cardiologists Get to the Heart of the Matter

Jan 20, 2016 / No Comments

The heart isn’t just one of the most important organs in the body, it’s also one of the most complicated. We don’t often think much about the complex functioning …

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Coping With Depression Around the Holidays

Dec 20, 2015 / 2 Comments

It’s sad but true, while many of us love the holidays some seniors can have a particularly difficult time and often suffer from “the holiday blues.” The winter holiday …

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Seniors and Anxiety Disorders – Getting Over the Fear

Aug 20, 2015 / 2 Comments

Anxiety is a normal part of life, all of us get stressed out at times. However, an anxiety disorder is a different, much more serious problem. When a person …

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Health Tip: Adjust Diuretic Medications During the Summer Months

Jul 28, 2015 / 1 Comment

Diuretics (also known as water pills) are often prescribed to control high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. Diuretics work by making the body excrete more sodium into the …

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