June 10, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert


1 min read


Since March, millions of people have gone to the Healthcare.gov exchange to take advantage of expanded government subsidies during a special enrollment period opened up to help during the pandemic. When the American Rescue Plan (ARPA) passed it did not just provide stimulus checks, it also expanded the affordability of health insurance plans purchased through the Affordable Care Act marketplace.

In the past, anyone making more than $51,000 did not qualify for subsidies. For a couple, that cutoff was $68,000 and increased a bit higher with each family member covered by a plan.

“It was a

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No matter how active and healthy people are, cognitive function is known to be impacted with age. While many approach memory loss with a sense of humor as having a “senior moment,” there’s no denying that a fear of forgetting is top of mind.

Care facilities that serve an aging population should take a holistic approach to designing active programming and nutrition regimens by integrating the latest scientific information to help their residents maintain and improve their memory. 

Of course, ensuring residents are able to exercise can have many benefits throughout the body. Recent research indicates its role in improving

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